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Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Drexel University

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Description

The Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program focuses on the application of advanced practice nursing knowledge in order to improve and maintain the health status of a variety of patient populations. The Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program prepares students to provide psychiatric mental health care to those individuals who are at risk for mental illness, as well as those who are in need of psychiatric services.

The online Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is a high quality program that requires a major commitment of time by the advanced practice-nursing student. Because students are being educated to diagnose and treat actual patients, the Master's program is designed to combine the convenience of online learning with the rigor to become a competent and confident advanced practice nurse upon graduation. Students admitted "out of region" (out of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts) must come to Drexel for an additional one-week mid-term clinical assessment during the middle of their program. Students who are residents of New York may apply, but they may not do their clinical in the state of New York.

Applicants to this program must have a Bachelor's degree (major in nursing) from an NLN-accredited program, GPA of 3.0 or above on all previous coursework or 3.25 or above on the last 60 credits of the BSN, If overall GPA is below 3.0 GRE is required, copy of RN license.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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