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Master of Science in Nursing

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)


This FSU NP program is currently being offered at the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree level. 

Nurse Practitioner Core Courses -  28 credits

NURS 504

Nursing Informatics

3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 602

Research and Systematic Analysis

4 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 603

Roles and Issues In Advanced Practice Nursing

3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 605

Health Systems and Populations

3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 650

Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan

4 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 651

Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning Across The Lifespan – Theory (includes 1 credit lab)

4 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 653

Advanced Pharmacology:  Essential Concepts Across the Lifespan

3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 701

Transitional Role Course For the Nurse Practitioner

1 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 675

Quality Improvement in Advanced Nursing Practice

3 cr.

ONLINE



Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Concentration Courses - 32 credits

NURS 625

Neurobiology of Psychiatric Disorders Across the Lifespan

 2 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 626

Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan

 2 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 627

Psychiatric Diagnostic Reasoning Across the Lifespan – Theory

 2 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 628

Psychiatric Diagnostic Reasoning Across the Lifespan – Practicum

 3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 629

Physical Health Issues Common In Psychiatric Disorders Across the Lifespan

 2 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 630

Therapeutic Management of Adult/Geriatric Psychopathology I - Theory

 2 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 631

Therapeutic Management of Adult/Geriatric Psychopathology I - Practicum

 3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 632

Adult/Geriatric Focused Brief Individual and Group Psychotherapy for the Psychiatric NP – Theory

 2 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 633

Adult/Geriatric Focused Brief Individual and GroupPsychotherapy for the Psychiatric NP – Practicum

 1 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 634

Therapeutic Management of Child/Adolescent Psychopathology II – Theory

 2 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 635

Therapeutic Management of Child/Adolescent Psychopathology II – Practicum

 3 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 636

Child/Adolescent Focused Brief Individual and Family Psychotherapy for the Psychiatric NP – Theory

 2 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 637

Child/Adolescent Focused Brief Individual and FamilyP psychotherapy for the Psychiatric NP – Practicum

 1 cr.

ONLINE

NURS 638

Therapeutic Management of Vulnerable Populations Psychopathology Across the Lifespan III - Theory

 2 cr.

BLENDED*

NURS 639

Therapeutic Management of Vulnerable Populations Psychopathology Across the Lifespan III - Practicum

 3 cr.

ONLINE

*Blended courses will have an associated course fee (TBD) for use of the simulation lab.