Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from East Tennessee State University is an online mental health degree program.  This is a formal degree for those who have already completed an MSN degree, allowing them to become PMHNPs without completing another master’s degree.  Once you finish this program, you are eligible to sit for the national certification examination required to practice as a PMHNP.  

Featuring a customized special studies program, this mental health degree provides both classroom-style and clinical training in PMNHP.  This prepares students to fill a growing need for nurse practitioners in mental health as more people are seeking help with their mental health diseases.  Courses are likely to include:

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing Care I
  • Interpersonal Treatment Modalities for Advanced Practice Nurse

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

East Tennessee State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must have an accredited MSN degree and hold an RN license