Admission Process NP

Master of Science in Nursing

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)


Admission Requirements

  • Unencumbered Registered Nursing license

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Accredited Nursing Program

    • GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of course work

    • Official transcripts for all prior undergraduate and graduate study, regardless of whether a degree was earned

  • Successfully completed a 3-credit undergraduate statistics course with a minimum grade of “B”

  • Current Curriculum Vitae

  • Essay pertaining to personal career objectives, what it means to be a Nurse Practitioner and why they feel that they will succeed as a Nurse Practitioner

  • Three professional recommendations

  • Personal, face-to-face interview

  • Criminal background check

  • Child abuse clearance

  • Two years minimum clinical experience

    • One year minimum in medical-surgical setting

    • One year minimum in a mental health setting

There will be a limited number of seats available in both concentrations. Admission is competitive, similar to other NP programs offered in the United States.