Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Wilkes University

Program Details

Earn your MSN online in pursuit of a career in Psychiatric/Mental Health practice with Wilkes University.  This advanced degree is designed for those in possession of either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing, as well as an R.N. license.  Your master’s in nursing online will incorporate clinical placement experiences, as well as flexible coursework covering topics such as:

  • Therapeutic modalities
  • Process dynamics
  • Planned interventions

Wilkes University faculty bring academic expertise to the virtual classroom.  Through this psychiatric and mental health concentration, you will expand your essential skills in leadership, advocacy, assessment, identification, clinical reasoning, and more.  Graduates with an online psychiatric nursing degree are prepared for careers working in individual, family, and group psychotherapy practices, where they may be relied upon for the prescription and monitoring of medication and treatment for diverse and underserved populations.  Take the next step in your nursing practice with this online MSN from Wilkes University.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Wilkes University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have a minimum of one year of clinical experience
  • Unencumbered R.N. license

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming