Wayne State University

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Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric-Mental Health (not admitting to this program at this time, May 5, 2014)

The Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing is designed for applicants who have a Masters Degree in Psychiatric Mental Health (CNS) and want to complete the Nurse Practitioner (NP) program in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.

Certificate Requirements:

The certificate must be earned within three years. No transfer of credit will be accepted for a certificate program. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 must be achieved. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College and the Graduate School governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

Course Requirements: 17 Credits
Course Title Credits
NUR 6510 Health Economics, Policy, and Professional Issues for APNs 3
NUR 7030 Advanced Health Assessment 4
NUR 7890 Special Topics in Nursing: Pathophysiology 4
NUR 7555 Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice 3
NUR 7990 Directed Study in Medication Management for Psychiatric Illness 3
For applicants who have a Masters Degree in Nursing in other specialty areas and want to complete the Nurse Practitioner (NP) program in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, please contact the Program Director for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing or the Office of Student Affairs in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University for more information.