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The Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) program

Posted On: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 Posted By: Emily Lancaster Tags: academic programs, Graduate School of Nursing

Psych pic.jpgUMMS Graduate School of Nursing announces a new program track to start in the fall of 2020.  Registration opens August 15th. The Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) program is geared towards providing classroom and clinical experience needed to address the mental health needs of patients across the lifespan. Faculty at the Graduate School of Nursing at UMASS Medical School bring cutting-edge knowledge in the treatment of mental health conditions to the classroom. The Graduate School of Nursing prides itself on its ongoing scholarship in the field of teaching and academics and providing the students with current technologically advanced and innovative interprofessional learning environments.  Our students will be prepared to diagnose and treat acute or chronic mental health conditions, provide psychotherapy to those coping with psychosocial stressors and/or those with addiction issues.