Program Overview


Program length: 12-month program.

Delivery mode: Hybrid: Minimum 3 days face-to-face per semester.

Required prerequisite coursework:

  • Advanced (Lifespan) Physical Health Assessment.
  • Advanced Pharmacology.
  • Advanced Pathophysiology.
  • Statistics

Course pre-requisites: Must hold a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing and have completed all required prerequisite coursework.

Notes: Students are required to be admitted to the Post Graduate Psychiatric APRN certificate.

Course major restrictions:

  • Course may only be taken to complete the Post Graduate Psychiatric APRN certificate.
  • Total Practicum Hours: 612 hours of direct patient contact sublimated by simulation (no more than 25% as regulated by the Board of Registered Nursing).

Total Units: 27 (subject to change).