Master of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Nurse Practitioner
The applicant must meet the School of Graduate Studies’ current minimum general admission requirements as published in the graduate catalog. Admission requirements for the Master of Science degree with a major in Nursing include:
- At the time of application, a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing program. (Foreign schools will be evaluated on an individual basis.)
- Minimum GPA of at least 3.00 for the last two years of baccalaureate nursing study.
- An undergraduate or graduate course in statistics.
- Current unencumbered U.S. R.N. licensure (submit copy with application).
- One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred - experience with psychiatric mental nursing is desirable.
- Interview (via web,phone, or in person) may be required.
- Meet current health and immunization requirements of the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines.
- Submit to and satisfactorily complete a background check prior to admission.
- Applications must be received by track specific date (please see track website for additional information).
- Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
Students seeking the Master of Science degree with a major in Nursing degree at the University of North Dakota must satisfy all general requirements set forth by the School of Graduate Studies' as well as particular requirements set forth by the College of Nursing.
- A minimum of 30 semester credits in a major field.
- At least one-half of the credits must be at or above the 500-level.
- A maximum of one-fourth of the credit hours required for the degree may be transferred from another institution.
- Required Courses:
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Nurse Practitioner
|NURS 500||Theories/Concepts Nursing||3|
|NURS 502||Evidence for Practice||3|
|NURS 505||Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|NURS 510||Adv Physiology/Pathophysiology I||3|
|NURS 511||Adv Physiology/Pathophys II||3|
|NURS 523||Health Promotion||3|
|NURS 538||Psych Diagnostic Reasoning||2|
|NURS 553||Role Development of the NP||2|
|NURS 583||Individual Therapy||2|
|NURS 584||Group and Family Therapies||3|
|NURS 585||Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|NURS 588||Management of Psychopathology I||2|
|NURS 589||Management of Psychopathology II||2|
|NURS 597||Advanced Clinical Practicum||12|
|NURS 605||Health Policy||2|
|NURS 997||Independent Study||2|