Post-Masters Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Midwestern State University

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program from Midwestern State University prepares students for specialized careers as mental healthcare providers for families and individuals. The program combines assessment, pharmacological treatments, and therapy for patients across the lifespan; that is, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Pathological processes
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Mental disorders
  • ​Psychiatric mental health


  • BSN and MSN from an accredited institution and program
  • Active, unencumbered RN license to practice in Texas and home state
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • GRE scores
  • Essay
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges