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Advance your nursing career – become a skilled practitioner who provides patient-centric care in the field of mental health

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 51
Time to Completion: 30 months*
Tuition: $662 per credit hour**

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Online Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

According to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 37% of Americans live in areas with a shortage of mental health professionals. As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), you’ll be in demand as you deliver patient-centered, holistic care to patients with psychiatric disorders. Through this online PMHNP program, you’ll further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver mental health care to patients across the life span, making a positive impact on the health of your patients and the health of your communities.

 

Prepare for a career as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • 15-week psychiatric nursing courses
  • 95% passage rate for all nursing programs on national certification exams
  • Become eligible to sit for the Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ANCC Certification Exam

healthcare-pmhnp.jpegHusson University’s online Master of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program will prepare you to deliver high-quality mental health care to patients across the lifespan. You’ll study subjects such as advanced health assessment, physiology and pharmacology, as well as diagnosis and pharmacological treatment of psychiatric illnesses. You’ll learn from experienced, practicing faculty – practitioners who share their expertise with you. Our graduate nursing students have achieved a 95% passage rate on national certification exams, demonstrating the delivery of exceptional education in our online psychiatric nurse practitioner programs.

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The master's degree and post-graduate APRN certificate programs in nursing at Husson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Why Husson Online

Start When You’re Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations

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Experiential Learning

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Personalized Academic Support

Reach your goals with our online support services

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Accredited Programs

All of our programs meet standards for quality

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Career Outlook

Job Growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected growth rate for nurse practitioners is 45% through 2029, much faster than average for all occupations.

 

Median Salary. The national median salary for nurse practitioners is $117,670, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Diverse Opportunities. After completing the online PMHNP program, you can practice in a variety of settings including treatment centers, doctors’ offices, correctional facilities and hospitals.

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How to Apply

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Tuition

An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential

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Financial Aid

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree

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Courses you will take:

NU 700 Theories & Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice (3)

NU 702 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (3)

NU 704 Advanced Health Assessment (3)

NU 706 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)

NU 708 Socio-Cultural Perception of Addiction & Population Health (3)

NU 709 Diagnosis and Pharmacologic Management of Psychiatric Illness (3)

NU 710 Advanced Evidence-Based Practice (3)

NU 740 Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges (3)

NU 821 Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process (3)

NU 801 Family Psychiatric Nursing I – Advanced Mental Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (3)

 - NL 801 Family Psychiatric Nursing I – Advanced Mental Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (3)

NU 810 Family Psychiatric Nursing II (3)

 - NL 810 Family Psychiatric Nursing II (3)

NU 812 Family Psychiatric Nursing III (3)

 - NL 812 Family Psychiatric Nursing III (3)

NU 836 Healthcare Informatics and Technology (3)

NU 840 Graduate Nursing Capstone (3)

*Potential for 24-month accelerated track **All rates subject to change

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