Admissions Requirements and Application 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.