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Overview - MS in Nursing, concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Mental health nurse

  • 42 credit hours
  • Program progression – Part-time (8 semesters) or full-time (5 semesters) options
  • 525 clinical hour requirement
  • Optional thesis
  • Upon successful completion of coursework and clinical requirements, students are eligible to take the psychiatric-mental health national certification examination.

The master's degree program in nursing at The University of Alabama is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).