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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 or call 512-716-2900.