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Psychopharmacotherapy Certificate

With an increasing need for mental healthcare, many healthcare professionals are assisting with the treatment of mental health disorders.  An important component of treating mental health disorders is pharmacotherapy but many of the medications are complex and require judicious management. This program addresses a major gap in the delivery of mental healthcare by providing concentrated training on pharmacotherapy medications.

This certificate requires 12 credit hours including 9 credit hours of course work in psychopharmacotherapy and 3 credit hours of elective course work.

Psychopharmacotherapy I-III (9 credits)

The 3-course series will cover the pharmacotherapy of psychiatric disorders with an emphasis on clinical decision-making and development of patient-centered, evidence-based, pharmacotherapeutic plans.

Elective Courses (one of the following):

HSCI 260: Survey of Evidence-based Healthcare

HSCI 201: Introduction to Health Informatics and Analytics

MSCP 205: Fundamentals of Neuroscience

Other graduate level courses as approved by the Associate Dean


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