Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Norwich University

Program Details

At Norwich University, the Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner online program prepares students to make an impact on their communities by providing confidence in their abilities to engage frontline medicine with competence, clarity, accuracy, and efficiency.  Master’s level nurses gain the knowledge and skills to advance in their careers and take on leadership positions in the mental health niche of healthcare.  

This online mental health nurse practitioner program builds on your existing knowledge and skills, extending your nursing foundation so you are ready to become the primary care provider for those suffering from mental illnesses.  Courses cover research theory, best practices, and proven methodologies to better prepare you to treat this group.  Graduates are highly specialized nurse practitioners who are ready to improve the lives of their patients while advancing in their careers.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Norwich University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Program ends in a residency at the Norwich University campus in Vermont.
  • An active license as a registered nurse in your state of practice that is unencumbered