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Post - MSN Cert - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Choose the nursing certification that will advance your career as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. EKU’s post-msn psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner certificate is ideal for those who have already earned a Master of Science (MSN) degree. Graduates are prepared to meet the population’s growing mental health needs in private practice, psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics and a variety of other environments.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 22-31 hours
2017-2018 Tuition: $662 per credit hour
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 9 hours   
Career Options:  Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, nursing leadership, management

March 15, 2019 is the application deadline for all Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020 applications. All applications will be evaluated at that time.

What sets our program apart?
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.

  • 8-week terms
  • Study any time, from anywhere
  • No campus visits required
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online graduate nursing programs in the country

Why choose EKU?

EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

Download: MSN Student Handbook 2018 - 2019