Nondegree Post-Graduate Completion
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track Sample Curriculum
Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston offers students with graduate degrees in nursing the opportunity to prepare to practice as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) through our nondegree post-graduate completion program.
Advance Practice Core Curriculum
The core curriculum courses listed below are required for all nurse practitioner tracks. Students who are not currently advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) nurses complete these courses before advancing to the population-specific curriculum for the PMHNP track. Students who are currently APRNs may obtain equivalency credit for previously completed core courses based on an internal gap analysis.
The courses listed below may be taken after students have completed the courses listed above or have been granted equivalency credit for the core curriculum courses based on an internal gap analysis of previous coursework.
*Students who are currently APRNs are not required to take the clinical courses indicated with an asterisk.
Consult the catalog for course descriptions, methods of teaching, and prerequisites. Cizik School of Nursing and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reserve the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees or tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled. Changes will be communicated when they occur.