Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Program Details

The online MSN / Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree program from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing prepares students to provide care to those with mental health problems and mental disorders. The curriculum focuses on social and psychological development of individuals and families using assessment, diagnostic techniques, pharmacological management, and therapies for a wide spectrum of patients including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of settings including:

  • ​Mental health clinics
  • ​Community mental health facilities
  • Private group practices
  • ​Hospital/Medical centers
  • ​Emergency and urgent mental health care facilities
  • ​Colleges of nursing

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Proof of licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in one or more states in the United States
  • Evidence of one year of professional nursing experience preferred

Restricted States

Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin