Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Graceland University

Program Details

One of the fastest growing areas of medicine is the mental health field.  If you are interested in both advancing your nursing career and meeting a need in both urban and rural communities, this MSN in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, an online mental health degree, is for you.  

As a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric Mental Health, you will work with patients of all ages.  The curriculum will teach you to provide medical assistance for those suffering from such illnesses as depression and anxiety as well as those with substance abuse issues.  Students will learn to diagnose and treat patients, order tests, prescribe medicines, and more as they prepare to work in a wide range of healthcare settings.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Graceland University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC, ACEN or CCNE accredited program
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the U.S. and its territories