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.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Liberty University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Interview
- Applicants must have a Master of Nursing degree and hold a current and active RN license.
Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia