Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

The Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN) prepares students for advanced practice roles in nursing. The goal of the PMHNP program is to educate advanced practice nurses who can demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making skills in evaluating the health and illness of individuals and families suffering from mental health issues.

Graduates will manage direct care of individuals experiencing acute and chronic mental health issues across the lifespan. The MSN graduate will advance nursing knowledge through inquiry, research utilization, and generation of clinical strategies to facilitate changes in professional nursing practice. The graduate program in nursing prepares students to continue study at the Doctorate level.

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Admissions & Curriculum

The MSN-PMHNP begin one time per year in the fall semester only. All applications and supporting materials are due by February 1 of the year you are applying to start in the program.


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Tonya Alford

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions

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