Doctor of Nursing Practice / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
University of Wyoming

Program Details

The University of Wyoming offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Students can choose a specialization in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to prepare for a career in providing mental health services, specifically in rural areas.

The curriculum of this online Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program combines various learning types, including online coursework, on-campus intensives, and clinical placements. Students learn to use evidence-based practice to improve the health outcomes of their patients. Graduates will have the knowledge and experience to become leaders in rural mental healthcare.

Courses cover a range of topics, including:

  • Neurobiology, assessment, and psychopharmacology for advanced practice mental health nursing
  • Health communication and informatics
  • Therapeutic interventions across the lifespan
  • Advanced psychiatric mental health nursing diagnosis and management for adult, older adult, and vulnerable populations

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Wyoming is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited program
  • Students are required to attend on-campus intensives during the program.