At South College, you can learn how to become a nurse practitioner in our Master of Science in Nursing online program with a Concentration in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). Take your career and your education to the next level by earning your MSN degree at South College with this online program built for working RNs!
21 months full-time
Available for qualified MSN program applicants
Earn your Master of Science in Nursing degree w/Concentration in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN w/Con PMHNP) online!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships, is available for those who qualify. To learn more about your financial aid options for our online MSN program, contact us today.
Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners assess, diagnose, and treat individuals or families with psychiatric disorders while also identifying related risk factors. PMHNPs also play a crucial role in contributing to policy development, improvement in quality of care, practice evaluation, and healthcare reform. At South College, our MSN program w/Concentration PMHNP is designed to graduate students who are ready to serve their communities and advance their careers as psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners who practice transformational leadership, interprofessional collaboration, evidence-based practice and measurement, and more.
Already have a BSN and looking to build a career as a nurse practitioner specializing in psychiatric-mental health? The South College Master of Science in Nursing online program with a Concentration in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is innovative, challenging, and comprehensive. Our MSN program is designed to accommodate the schedules of working nurses like you, combining cutting-edge online coursework with hands-on clinical practice close to home. Our online courses can help you refine the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to provide mental health services to patients and families in today’s complex and evolving healthcare environment.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs offered at South College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). South College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org) for the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate Programs. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted. The South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) effective October 13, 2021. The address for COA is: 222 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068, Phone number: 847-655-1160, website address: www.coacrna.org. Additionally, during the same October 2021accreditation meeting, the COA granted the following two items for the South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program: (1) Approval of Distance Education Courses, and (2) Approval of Waiver of Graduate Degree Requirement.