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

Program Details

Fill an urgent need in mental healthcare and become the lifeline for those who are struggling mentally — enroll in the online M.S.N. in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Seton Hall University.  
 
Career Outlook and Demand:
  • The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reports we have 5,766 Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in the area of mental health — and more than 6,500 practitioners are needed to fulfill the need. 
  • The nurse practitioner role is the second-fastest-growing occupation in the U.S., with 52% growth expected through 2029.1  
  • PMHNPs have a national median income of  $131,500.2  
Our M.S.N. in P.M.H.N.P. program expertly prepares you to assess, diagnose and treat individuals and families for psychiatric disorders as their primary provider throughout their lifespan. You can study online in the times and locations that are best for you, never having to miss a shift or say no to overtime if you don't want to. In addition, you can graduate in 3 years ready to sit for the ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification
 
You'll study critical information in a values-based curriculum that installs a commitment to lifelong learning, service and leadership for the greater good of patients. These values are reflected by faculty, who provide close mentoring and career support to ensure you succeed.
 
Sources:
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/fastest-growing.htm 
https://www.aanp.org/news-feed/are-you-considering-a-career-as-psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, California, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming