Post-Master’s Certificate in Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Northern Kentucky University

Program Details

The Post-Master's Certificate in Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Northern Kentucky University is an online psychiatric nurse practitioner program.  If you are seeking an addition to your MSN that will advance your career in a certain direction, there is a growing need for psychiatric nurse practitioners.  As the stigma of mental health fades, there is a growing need for professionals to treat those with acute or chronic psychiatric needs.  Courses provide the knowledge and skills needed to diagnose, treat, and manage these disorders in patients of all ages.  The curriculum examines a broad range of therapeutic methods.  Coursework is online with supervised clinical residencies in a variety of settings.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Kentucky University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Proof of 1000 hours of practice as Registered Nurse.
  • A copy of your current, unencumbered RN License in the state(s) you are licensed and practice