Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (ICMSN)
McNeese State University

Program Details

There is a high demand for psychiatric professionals that continues to grow as more people seek help for mental illnesses and psychiatrists reach retirement age.  The MSN in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program online at McNeese State University advances the careers of RNs.  Students gain the skills and knowledge needed to become advanced practice RN specialists who are capable of assessing and diagnosing mental health issues.  You will be able to treat mental health issues through pharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic interventions.

All MSN degree programs at McNeese State University develop skills in critical thinking and therapeutic intervention and are designed to prepare you to influence healthcare.  Designed for working nurses, this online MSN degree offers the flexibility you need along with the support of a dedicated faculty and staff that are driven to help you succeed academically and professionally.

The Master of Nursing program is a cooperative educational opportunity offered in partnership through Southeastern Louisiana University, McNeese State University, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Nicholl's State University. Prospective students can enroll in their school of choice.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

McNeese State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Current unrestricted RN license

Restricted States

Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Utah