Doctor of Nursing Practice / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Liberty University

Program Details

As a nursing professional, you know that to help people heal, a holistic approach is often needed. To help nursing professionals get the specialized mental health training they need to minister to all of their patients’ needs, Liberty University developed the 100% online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Psychiatric Mental Health. For nursing professionals with a Master of Science in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner certification with experience in the field, this Doctor of Nursing track will help establish further advanced training in Nursing administration, nursing care best practices, and mental health that will support patient outcomes while providing a pathway to sit for additional, specialized certification.


  • Transcripts
  • Transcripts must include a Master of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Graduate GPA of 3.0
  • Current and active RN license
  • Reference
  • Writing sample
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Geographic Restrictions

This program is unable to accept students outside of Maryland, Tennessee, and Virginia.