Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
MCPHS University

Program Details

The online Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program from MCPHS University builds upon students' master's degrees in nursing and prepares them to work directly with individuals or families with psychiatric disorders, providing expert care, support, and compassion. Students gain a firm foundation in the diagnosis and management of conditions such as:

  • ​Dementia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ​Other psychiatric problems

​Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for the Family Nurse/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification examination given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Requirements

  • MSN from a CCNE or NLNAC-accredited program 
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • One year of full-time RN employment
  • Valid nursing license
  • CPR (BLS) certification for healthcare providers

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education