Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner : Online


Why study Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner : Online?

UC's Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner DNP online program prepares nurses to provide effective care for patients with complex psychiatric and physical health needs.

Program highlights include:

  • 100% online with asynchronous coursework
  • Faculty who are practicing nurses in the field
  • Frequent curriculum review and updates to meet changing market demands
  • Academic and clinical planning support throughout the program
  • A network of more than 20,000 UC College of Nursing alumni

Admission Requirements

Applicants to UC's Psych-Mental Health NP Online program must have a minimum of one year of RN experience with excellent assessment skills at the generalist level before undertaking advanced practice. For those who do not meet this requirement, the part-time option is offered to allow nurses to continue working to gain experience.

For more information, visit our Admissions page.

Graduates of UC's Psych-Mental Health NP DNP online program are prepared to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Psychiatric-Mental Health NP (PMHNP) certification exam.

Psych-Mental Health NPs work in a variety of settings, including acute care environments, outpatient clinics, schools, prisons, health homes and behavioral health homes, long-term care facilities, and private practice offices. These advanced practice nurses complete assessments and provide treatment, including therapy and medication management.

Application Deadlines

For application deadlines, visit our Admissions page. 

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

For accreditation information specific to the College of Nursing, visit our Accreditation page. 

Contact Information

Graduate Programs
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
(513) 558-3600

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Program Code: 29DOC-PP-DNP-.PP-DL