Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practicioner

Prepare for advanced practice and board certification as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with USJ's Post-Master's Certificate

The certificate program is designed for those who already hold a Master's degree as Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialists or Nurse Practitioner's holding other certifications.

For those nurses with Master's degrees in other areas the certification for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner may be completed through our post-Master's DNP programContact us to learn more.

Post-master’s Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program Benefits:

  • Designed to be completed on a part-time basis with courses scheduled in the late afternoon and evening hours
  • Clinical learning experiences occur at a variety of mental health agencies
  • Prepares you for leadership and change-agent roles in mental health promotion and therapeutic clinical practice

Curriculum Course Sequence:

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice program and the post graduate APRN certificate for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners at the University of Saint Joseph are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791 (

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