Post Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

The online Post-Master's Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program from UMass Amherst prepares nurses to obtain psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner certification. The curriculum will equip students to:

  • Address the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual elements of mental health care
  • Apply for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certification examination
  • Work in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia