Mount Marty University’s offers a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. As a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, you’ll provide evidence-based mental health care through pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
The curriculum provides academic knowledge and clinical knowledge to provide holistic mental healthcare for individuals, families, and communities. Coursework covers mental health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, and management of psychiatric illnesses. Clinical experiences focus on serving rural and underserved communities. Graduates serve their clients with a combination of compassion, understanding, and a spirit of service.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Two on-campus seminars required
- Requires completion of an ACEN or CCNE accredited BSN program
- Must hold a current RN license with at least one year of professional nursing experience