Gonzaga University offers an online MSN for nurses pursuing a career as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. In this program, students learn how to provide mental health care services for a variety of individuals in diverse settings.
Skilled mental health NPs can become leaders within their organization and help improve care for those they serve. Coursework of this online Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program focuses on assisting people of all ages with diagnosed psychiatric disorders, as well as individuals, families, and populations at risk for mental illness.
Some of the topics covered in this program include:
- Psychiatric mental health nursing concepts
- Clinical prevention for diverse populations
- Evidence-based practice for quality and safety
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Five on-campus visits required for immersion experiences.
- Must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with an unencumbered RN license from a CCNE or ACEN accredited program. Individuals with a non-BSN degree and unencumbered RN license can apply but may need to complete additional nursing classes.
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