Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
South College

Program Details

The South College online MSN program offers a unique concentration for those seeking professions as Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners.  This incredibly advanced program offers a flexible format, offered as a blended approach with hybrid courses.  The program will encompass required readings, exams, hands-on clinical practice experiences, synchronous case discussions, asynchronous forum discussions, and more.

You are able to choose your own clinical sites for the practicum components of this degree.  Experienced faculty bring a collaborative, personalized approach to learning and mentorship to the virtual classroom.  Online nursing master degree graduates may find pursuable pathways in primary care facilities, hospitals, counseling practices, institutions, and more.  Develop skills in diagnostics, risk assessment, treatment, and other qualities affecting improvement in today’s psychiatric and mental healthcare systems.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

South College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires four planned and faculty supervised/evaluated, on campus experiential learning sessions
  • Proof of a current unencumbered Registered Nurse license or in progress of becoming licensed as a RN

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa