What Sets UM-Flint's Nursing Certificate Apart?
PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH CARE TO PATIENTS
Acquire the specialized skills and experiences to provide mental health services for a diverse population of patients, across their lifespans. Offered in a convenient online format, the part-time Post-Graduate Certificate program allows you to complete required coursework in as little as four semesters while continuing to work. Throughout the program, you’ll be guided by expert faculty with real-world experience in the field. Upon completing the program, you will be eligible to sit for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Exam.
As a 23 credit online program, you can earn your Psychiatric Mental Health Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate in as few as four semesters.
Gain an additional specialty as a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to manage and improve outcomes for culturally diverse populations of patients with psychiatric conditions.
INTEGRATED CLINICAL EXPERIENCES
In addition to flexible online coursework, you will benefit from the practical hands-on experience of clinical site visits where you will care for actual patients under the close supervision and mentorship of experienced nurses and physicians. A total of 504 clinical hours are required across the life-span.
Throughout the Post-Graduate Certificate program, you will receive practical instruction from faculty who are experts in the field of nursing. Your faculty mentors remain available and accessible to support and guide you online as well as in person.
The baccalaureate, master’s, and DNP programs at University of Michigan-Flint are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.