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Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

M.S. Degree with a Major in Nursing

  • Total Credit Hours: 56
  • Degree Format: Hybrid


Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (FPMHNP) are advanced practice registered nurses who assess, diagnose, and treat mental health issues across the lifespan through pharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic interventions. FPMHNPs work in clinical settings that include private, state or Veterans Administration in-patient or outpatient psychiatric facilities, private psychiatric practices, and community mental health centers. PMHMPs also provide services in settings such as correctional facilities, domestic violence shelters, residential substance abuse facilities, and schools.

The VSYOU Difference

The program is a hybrid model which consists of 5 weekend class meetings during the semester. Our programs are approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the CCNE, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Clinical Hours: 645


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