EKU’s psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program has a high certification exam pass rate and prepares students to meet the population’s growing mental health needs in private practice, psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics and a variety of other environments.
*Contact an enrollment advisor to determine eligibility
Employment of nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and nurse midwives is projected to grow 45 percent before 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
EKU’s nationally-accredited PMHNP program is designed to meet the requirements of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensing, Accreditation, Certification, and Education. The online program is designed to provide the convenience of online learning while maintaining the quality and rigor necessary for the student to become an extremely competent and confident psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner upon graduation.
EKU online nursing programs provide an engaging learning environment and accessible collaborative faculty. For detailed information about our programs, please review the MSN Student Handbook 2020 – 2021.
EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through engaging, evidence-based practice.
Call or email Enrollment Advisor Lindsey Turner for information about the MSN-PMHNP and Post-MSN PMHNP Certificate programs.