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


Nurse practitioners


  • 66-72 credit hours
  • Program progression – 8 semesters - Full-time option only
  • 1,080 clinical hour requirement
  • Optional thesis
  • Students completing the dual Nurse Practitioner concentration will be eligible to sit for the psychiatric-mental health and family nurse practitioner national certification examinations.

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).