Doctor of Nursing Practice / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
Texas Christian University

Program Details

This online BSN to DNP program from Texas Christian University prepares nurses to work as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. Graduates can help address the increasing need for qualified mental health professionals nationwide. The PMHNP degree provides nurses with substantial career possibilities in a variety of settings. Coursework is delivered online through an interactive learning platform and led by faculty who are educators, researchers, and practitioners in the mental health field.

Classes cover topics such as:

  • Neurobiology of mental illness across the lifespan
  • Psychopharmacology for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Complexity and innovation in healthcare

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must have a BSN degree from an accredited school, current unencumbered licensure in the state where practicum will occur, and current CPR certification and immunizations
  • Preferred work history includes one year of full-time experience or its equivalent as a registered nurse

Restricted States

Connecticut