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.
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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 EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- 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).
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