Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

D’Youville College

24 months
928 USD/credit
928 USD/credit
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Prepare for leadership in nursing at a respected source for high-quality, student-centered education — D’Youville College.


A Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) is specialized in providing mental health services and care to individuals, families and groups. As a student in the program, you will learn the real-world skills needed to advance your nursing career as you become specifically prepared to deliver safe, competent and quality mental health services to persons of all ages.

As a student, you will benefit from a simple scheduling structure with all classes held on Thursdays and/or Fridays, and you will be able to complete the program in two years of full-time study.

As a graduate of the program, you will be prepared to take the exam for board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to further demonstrate your expertise in the mental health field.

If you’re interested in advancing your career as a PMHNP, D’Youville College’s nursing program is an ideal place to learn. Established in 1942, the School of Nursing has earned a reputation as a leading resource in the region for high-quality, student-centered education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • APN Role Transition/Policy
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Health Assessment Lab
  • Co-management of Medical Disorder for APNs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all college/universities attended
  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university program
  • A current license to practice professional nursing in New York State or Ontario
  • Two letters of recommendation that include comment on the applicant's clinical performance (preferably from a supervisor and colleague)
  • A current certification in CPR
  • Letter of intent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
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