Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Norwich University

Program Details

The psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program online MSN degree is designed for nurses seeking to advance their careers and enter a specific niche in healthcare.  With more than 25% of adults in the United States suffering from a mental illness each year, this is a rapidly growing field.  This degree allows you to treat these patients as their primary care provider in the psychiatric field.  Courses combine the latest in research theory and experiential learning with proven methodologies to help provide treatment and relief for those with mental or neurological disorders.  

You will be prepared to sit for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certification exam, administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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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

Bachelor 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