Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Today’s health care environment features a strong focus on mental illness, substance abuse and mental health among vulnerable populations. Earning your MSN in Psychiatric-Mental Health will allow you to work with populations of all ages and backgrounds and assess their mental health, diagnose conditions and provide primary care services.

In this online program you will develop the skills necessary to assess, diagnose and provide treatment options to patients with mental disorders. Additionally, advanced practice psychiatric-mental health NPs are able to collaborate with other health care professionals to influence health care reform and quality care improvements for patients.


Program Information

The Master Science in Nursing, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is a three-year online program that prepares you to assess, diagnose and provide treatment options for patients with mental health disorders.

Program Type





3 years

Required Credit Hours