This 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.
The baccalaureate degree, master’s degree, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Eastern Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
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.
Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) educated to provide a full range of primary care services and are becoming a health care provider of choice for many people. As clinicians with clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an added emphasis on disease prevention and health management, APRNs will be increasingly utilized in collaborative models of care.Learn More About Nurse Practitioner Career Opportunities
Prepare for a rewarding career with evidence-based learning and the leadership skills to promote and maintain mental health across the life span.