Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) — Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)MCPHS School of Nursing
Build on your master’s degree in nursing to become a certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.
Complement Your Training as a Nurse with Mental Health Expertise
We offer this part-time, two-year program entirely online, allowing you the flexibility to continue working as you study. Coursework is augmented by clinical opportunities within your community. Through this integrated experience, you’ll gain a firm foundation in the diagnosis and management of dementia, depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric problems and build your knowledge of pharmacological agents. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Family Nurse/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification examination given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Start the program in the fall, spring, or summer.