Online Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Programs

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Sacred Heart University’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner MSN and Post-Master’s Certificate programs prepare graduates for careers as psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the certification examination that will lead to licensure as an APRN in psychiatric mental health. Allowing 1-on-1 student and faculty interaction, these online programs will equip graduates to independently assess, diagnose and treat patients with mental health needs, including providing psychotherapy and medication prescription and management for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

Prepare for APRN Licensure

MSN PMHNP in 2.5 Years

Post-MSN PMHNP in 15 Months

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Why Online Learning is Right for You

The advantages of online learning are obvious – you don’t have to pause your career or rearrange your life to earn the degree you need to take your career to the next level. Another key factor is fit – making sure a school feels right to you. Sacred Heart’s Center for Career & Professional Development will welcome you as if you had just walked through the door here in Fairfield. With an exclusive, online recruiting system of 10,000+ employers, one-on-one career counseling, resume workshops, and an active alumni network of more than 35,000, you can rest assured knowing that our campus reaches wherever you are.

Discover Countless Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Opportunities

Nurses seeking career advancement can position themselves for success with an advanced degree as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Opportunities for nurse practitioners are expected to grow between now and 20311; diverse settings can open up opportunities to apply advanced skills to compelling work while increasing incomes.

Top Careers for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

  1. Family Counseling – $93,8364
  2. Substance Abuse Programs – $131,8303
  3. Corrections – $111,1462

About the College of Nursing

The world of nursing is fast-paced, hands-on, and personal—and so is the Sacred Heart University CCNE-Accredited Davis and Henley College of Nursing. Pursue your degree on-campus or online, learn from practicing professionals in evidence-based programs, and hone your skills in our cutting-edge nursing simulation and critical skills labs. You’ll graduate with the confidence and the competence to make a real difference in patients’ lives.

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