MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

At The University of New Mexico College of Nursing, we educate to stabilize and improve the mental health of our patients. Providing integrated care for those struggling. As an independent practitioner you will have the skills to address health and health equity needs of the state’s most vulnerable when they need you most.

You will be able to:

  • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric assessments, diagnose, and develop treatment plans.
  • Manage psychotropic medications.
  • Provide individual, group, and family psychotherapies.
  • Develop an understanding of complementary alternative therapies, in the context of cultural and ethnic sensitivity.
  • Promote health and wellness to prevent the progression of diseases through patient education and interventions.

We are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). As a student, you will be educated to the highest standards of quality and integrity.