Feb 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Nursing: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track

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The Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track prepares graduates for advanced practice in mental-health psychiatric nursing of patient populations across the lifespan. Graduates are qualified to sit for national certification. Courses can be taken on a full, or part-time basis. This track is offered online in a low-residency model.


  • Undergraduate statistics (or evidence of completion)

Degree Requirements (40 Credits)

Other Program Requirements

  • Students may take three courses (9 credits) from a list of specific courses prior to matriculating.
  • Students must follow their Program of Studies when registering for courses. If students wish to make a change to their Program of Studies, they must request the change in writing to the Graduate Nursing Education Program Director.
  • Students must complete clinical/practicum requirements four months prior to practicum courses. 

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