University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Overview: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Graduate College

Department: Graduate College
Programs Offered: PMHNP
Degree Types: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction.
Phone Number: (956) 882-6552
Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Online PMHNP Programs

Online Post Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 520 clinical hours
Number of Credits Required: 21 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 12 months
Program Start Date: Summer admission only
Number of Terms: 4 Terms (Summer 1 and 2, Fall and Spring)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required (any specialty including NP specialties); current RN license; Students must have completed advanced pathophysiology, pharmacotherapeutics, and physical assessment with a grade of B or above
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not Required
Tuition: ~$12,378.03 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $589.43 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from California, Florida and Massachusetts