Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Program Details

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center offers a Master of Science for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners.This online mental health program equips you to serve as a psychiatric-mental health care provider. The program can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.

The curriculum provides evidence-based tools to diagnose and treat patients with mental health conditions. A particular focus is given to serving rural health needs and establishing a practice with both in-person and telemental health delivery methods.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 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)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a valid RN license
  • Requires completion of an accredited BSN degree
  • Requires BLS certification
  • On-campus requirements include a one day orientation, along with 7-8 days throughout the program for OSCEs (objective structured clinical examination).

Restricted States

Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Washington