The PMHNP Post-Graduate Certificate is targeted toward Advance Practice Registered Nurses (Nurse Practitioner) who are seeking a second certification as a PMHNP. This certificate can be completed in a four-semester time frame for current APRN’s. Certificate graduates will be eligible to sit for a second certification as a PMHNP. The certificate is a 23 credit hour and 560 clinical contact hour post-graduate certificate.
Certificate Admissions Requirements
Minimum of a Master of Science of Nursing from a regionally accredited college/university and nursing program accreditation.
Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license
Current certification as an APRN
A minimum of 3.0 GPA in the last degree earned
A minimum of a “B” in the 3 “P’s” and these courses must be independent courses and address concepts across the lifespan:
Advanced Pathophysiology with general principles applied across the lifespan
Advanced Pharmacology including pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics of all broad classes of pharmacologic agents
Advanced Health Assessment with a lab and includes all human systems, advanced assessment techniques and approaches
(The above courses are available at TTU and students can apply for non-degree status to complete these pre-admission requirements
**Non-APRN’s holding a minimum of a Master of Science in Nursing are encouraged to apply to the PMHNP concentration for an evaluation of their transcript to determine placement in the curriculum.