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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate

Requirements for Admission

  • Graduate of an accredited Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) MSN, CNS, NP, CNM, or CRNA) or DNP program
  • Minimum of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Licensed as an RN in the state of Michigan
  • Educational and professional goal statement
  • Scholarly writing sample
  • Interview with KCON faculty
  • Test scores on TOEFL, PTE, IELT, or MELAB for applicants whose native language is not English.
  • Successful completion of background check and drug screen
  • Compliance with health records, immunizations, and other KCON graduate program requirements

Certificate Requirements

The following pre-requisite courses must be completed before beginning the program: NUR 620 - Clinical Pharmacology (4 credits), NUR 610 - Advanced Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (4 credits), and NUR 621 - Clinical Pathophysiology (4 credits).

The certificate content will be delivered in a series of six courses that can be completed in four semesters:

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