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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN-PMHNP)

Graduate Students

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a major in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner can be completed in as few as 15 months. Registered nurses (RNs) with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) degree will advance their skills to the entry level for certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN-PMHNP). This degree will position the advanced practice registered nurse to deliver specialized assessment and treatment, evidence-based care, and evaluation of mental health care in collaboration with inter-professional teams and partners. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan) Certification Exam. The St. David's School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Why apply to this program?

· Online program

· Full-time and part-time options available

· Flexible and affordable

· No GRE required

· Employ the latest technology to connect with faculty·

· Financial aid and scholarships available

 

For more information about this new degree program, please contact Dr. Pamela Willson, Graduate Program Director of the St. David’s School of Nursing at msnnursing@txstate.edu or call 512-716-2900.