The Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health is designed to prepare current nurse practitioners to sit for additional certificiation in the specialty. Certificate programs are offered online, and may not be offered every academic year. Please contact the College of Nursing for more information.
The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level. Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers. Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.
All applicants to the certificate program should review the application information on the College of Nursing's website. Admission requirements include copies of RN licensure and other documents.
We do not require any standardized tests for admission to the certificate program.
Certificate students may not be eligible for financial aid.
Students are admitted to the certificate program once per year for an August start. Applications open in Mid-March with deadlines in Mid-June. Applicants are encouraged to review the information and updated deadlines on the College of Nursing website prior to submitting an application.
The certificate prepares graduates to be advanced care providers in roles as nurse practitioners. Applicants are encouraged to review the program requirements and information found in the handbooks, and on the college's website.
No minor is required for this program.