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

Program Details

Concentrate in Psychiatric Mental Health with an online MSN from Rivier University.  This rigorous program provides students with the skills and knowledge to work with those struggling with psychiatric and mental health diagnosis.  Online MSN studies from RU will include but are not limited to:

  • Health policy
  • Health assessment
  • Research design

Faculty are active scholars and practitioners, bringing real-world industry experience to the virtual classroom.  Graduates who have completed clinical education along with this coursework are qualified to take Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner examinations.  Apply skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, effective communication, collaboration, assessment, and evaluation to a career as a nurse practitioner, specialist, advanced practice psychiatric nurse, and more through Rivier University online.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rivier University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires 40-49 credits depending upon the applicant's qualifications.

Restricted States

Alabama, California, Iowa, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming