Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University

Program Details

The mission of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track is to prepare nurses to serve the psychiatric mental health care needs of individuals, families, and communities by developing them in character, scholarship, and leadership.

Program Outcomes

  • Provide care for diverse populations with psychiatric mental health needs.
  • Treat individuals with psychiatric mental health conditions across the lifespan.
  • Collaborate with interprofessional healthcare teams and community organizations to provide care for individuals with multiple health needs.
  • Serve as an advocate for vulnerable populations with psychiatric mental health conditions.
  • Address the spiritual needs of the psychiatric mental health patient/client.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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)

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Submit proof of a current unencumbered RN license
  • Must have at least one year of professional practice and at least 500 hours of direct contact and/or care for patients within the year prior to admission