MSN Curriculum                                    PMHNP

A minimum of 43 credit hours, including at least 24 credit hours of MSN-level coursework, must be completed at Allen College.


MSN core requirements: 17 credits

PMHNP courses: 26 credits

  • NU:550 Advanced Health Assessment: 2 credit hours theory, 1 credit hour lab/clinical
  • NU:560 Advanced Physiology & Disease States: 3 credit hours theory
  • NU:570 Advanced Pharmacology: 3 credit hours theory
  • NU:581 Psychopharmacology and Neuropathophysiology: 4 credit hours theory
  • NU:615 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing I: 2 credit hours theory
  • NU:615C Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Clinical I: 2 credit hours clinical
  • NU:620 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing II: 2 credit hours theory
  • NU:620C Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Clinical II: 2 credit hours clinical
  • NU:625 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing III: 2 credit hours theory
  • NU:625C Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Clinical III: 2 credit hours clinical
  • NU:612C Clinical Enrichment: 1 credit hour clinical

Total Clinical Hours: 600

Theory content is delivered in hybrid format with required scheduled on campus meetings periodically during the semester.

1 credit hour clinical = 75 hours