The online Post-Master’s Certificate in Science of Nursing is designed for advanced practice nurses with a master’s degree and national certification in a clinical specialty who want to prepare for certification in another practice specialty. The Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) specialty prepares nurses for advanced practice focusing on mental health issues across the lifespan. Students learn about best practices in research and health care quality improvement.
Coursework focuses on four PMHNP competencies:
- Advanced health assessment
- Medication management
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
New Mexico State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants should have a master's degree in nursing and a current, unencumbered RN license.
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