Post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psych-Mental Health

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Jerry Hogan

Doctor of Nurse Practitioner Program Director

gerard.hogan@unf.edu

Dr. Beth Dibble

Assistant Director for Admissions, Nursing

nursingadmissions@unf.edu

ADMISSIONS
Application Information Special note: For all admission related questions please contact Dr. Beth Dibble, nursingadmissions@unf.edu . For all programmatic related questions please contact Meghan Niemczyk, dnp@unf.edu .
Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . June 1

The program only admits students for fall terms.

School of Nursing Important Dates

Admission Requirements
University requirements:
 
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.

 

Additional program requirements:

 

  • Masters degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution and program accredited by the CCNE or ACEN (formerly NLNAC)

 

  • Minimum graduate GPA of 3.30

 

  • Active national certification as a nurse practitioner (copy of actual certification is required)

 

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in the candidate's state of practice (copy of actual licensure is required)

 

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae

 

  • Two (2) letters of reference, preferably one professional and one academic, which address clinical skills and academic ability

 


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THE PROGRAM
Program Overview The post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice PMHNP program at the University of North Florida is designed as a program for those who already possess, at a minimum, a Master of Science in Nursing and are certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who wish to obtain their DNP and become certified as PMHNP.
Special Notes about the Program This program is designed to be offered online with visits on campus once per semester.
INFORMATION
Accreditation American Association of Colleges of Nursing (CCNE)
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Total Program
Credit Hours
53
Approximate Enrollment 12