Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP/MS)
The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program provides educational content and clinical experiences that focus on complex psychiatric nursing assessments and interventions for acute and chronic mental health conditions in children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. The curriculum has an emphasis on holistic care, integrated mental health, cultural sensitivity, and substance treatment. Coursework includes psychotherapy, neurobiology, and psychopharmacology content for patients across the lifespan. The PMHNP faculty are experts in the field with a broad range of clinical and research expertise. There is a high demand for PMHNPs in Colorado and across the country. The PMHNP program prepares graduates to provide a full range of psychiatric services and work in a variety of practice settings.
Application Processing Time in Days: 30
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Finding a Job
The first and best place to look for student employment opportunities will be on Handshake, CU Denver's online job board. Not sure how to navigate the site? Stop in for our drop in hours during QuickTips and we can sit down together to work on a search strategy.
Types of Employment
Work-Study is a financial aid award that allows undergraduate and graduate students to work part-time to earn money to pay for educational expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the recipient's course of study. Students earning work-study funds are paid bi-weekly. If awarded work-study, students may search open positions on the Handshake job board.
Students can be awarded Federal or Colorado Work Study. Not sure if you have Work-Study? It will be a specific line item in your financial aid award package located in your student portal.
Student Hourly positions are on-campus positions funded by a university department’s budget. Work-study and/or financial aid is not required for this type of employment. All hourly students must be enrolled in some credit-earning capacity during the semester in which you are employed. Students may search open positions on the Handshake job board.
Regular Hourly positions are offered by businesses in the surrounding Denver community, and are not affiliated with the university. All students, regardless of enrollment or financial need, may apply for these positions through the Handshake job board.
3 years PSW
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 02 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 14000 USD
Application Fee: 75 USD
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