psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program


A highly qualified faculty is dedicated to the mission of the university in teaching, research and service. Each faculty member provides personal attention in the careful advising of PMHNP students. Nurses must be prepared to direct and provide quality-based, cost-effective care. In the 21st century, knowledge, competency, and clinical and information technology are the indicators of a successful professional nurse. The Master of Science in Nursing degree does and will make a difference! The Southern Miss PMHNP Program provides a scientific and research-based curriculum that prepares practitioners.

The online program of study is designed to prepare graduate nurses to provide adult mental health care in diverse community health settings. Study is focused on individual group and family interventions. Upon completion of the program, the graduate is qualified to apply for the certification examination as a nurse practitioner. The Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program of study may be taken full-time or part-time. Students may complete the full-time program of study in six semesters.


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