Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty
Now Accepting Applications
UMDNJ - School of Nursing has campuses in Newark & Stratford NJ
- NJ's 1st DNP program. Established 9/2006
- 93 DNP graduates through 2010
For more information, contact Robert White, DNP, RN, APN, BC
As the first New Jersey nursing school to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, we are the state’s leader in preparing nurses for practice at the highest levels of our healthcare system—whether at the bedside or in the boardroom. Now, we are pleased to offer you this new option for DNP study.
- Begins September 2012
- Open to BSN-prepared RNs
- 94 credits
- Qualify for Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification
- Based at UMDNJ's Newark or Stratford, NJ campuses
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track/Doctor of Nursing Practice program at UMDNJ-SN is for bachelor's-prepared RNs seeking a doctoral degree. The program will prepare advanced practice nurses to provide comprehensive psychiatric-mental health care across the life span to individuals, groups and families in diverse settings. The added DNP will create nursing leaders who address emerging issues in psychiatric-mental health, such as family and community violence, prevention of psychiatric illness, and co-morbidity. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners are employed in community agencies, state and county psychiatric hospitals, and long term care settings.
The DNP with Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty Program at UMDNJ-SN is for bachelor’s-prepared RNs seeking a doctoral degree.
Join the UMDNJ Community. Educational Excellence at affordable rates.