Program Cost

Post-Master’s (non ARNP prepared) DNP PMHNP program cost

Tuition is based on a cohort model. Students must complete the program with their cohort to remain eligible for cohort pricing.

Total program cost: The MSN (non-ARNP-prepared) to Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is 90 semester hours, from summer 2019 through spring of 2022, with a total program cost of $101,250.  Actual coursework and length of study depend on gap analysis for transfer-in credits.

Additional coursework may be required based on coursework analysis (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies).

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,125
Nursing Program Fee: $4,266 (subject to change)

Additional fees may include: 
Any required additional coursework (depends on result of gap analysis), required textbooks, graduation fee, laboratory fees, health requirement clearance, health insurance, and Professional liability insurance, etc.

2019-2022 Cohort Program Cost Sheet (PDF)

Cost breakdown by term (2019-2022 Cohort)

*Changes in progression path listed below may be determined based upon analysis of previous coursework (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies)
Summer 2019 8 credits – Tuition: $9,000
NURS 700 Advanced Practice Roles (3)
NURS 701 Theoretical Foundations and Evidence-Based Practice (2)
NURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology (3)

Fall 2019 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 703 Organizational and Systems Leadership (3)
NURS 720 Analytical Methods (Research I) (3)
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (3)

January 2020 3 credits – Tuition: $3,375
NURS 704 Policy and Politics: Implications for Health Care (3)

Spring 2020 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmocotherapeutics (3)
NURS 734 Evaluation and Outcomes Research (Research II) (3)

Summer 2020 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment (4)
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion (2)

Fall 2020 12 credits – Tuition: $13,500
NURS 653 PMHNP I Assessment, Diagnosis and Management Across the Lifespan (7)
NURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan (3)
NURS 652 Management of Substance-related and Addictive Disorders (2)

January 2021 3 credits – Tuition: $3,375
NURS 705 Clinical Resource Management (3)

Spring 2021 11 credits – Tuition: $12,375
NURS 790 Translating Research (3)
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar (1) (60 practicum hours)
NURS 654 PMHNP II Assessment, Diagnosis and Management (7)

Summer 2021 7 credits – Tuition: $7,875
NURS 792 DNP Project I (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 655 PMHNP III Psychotherapies across the life span (5)

Fall 2021 10 credits – Tuition: $11,250
NURS 793 DNP Project II (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 656 PMHNP IV Psychotherapies across the lifespan (5)
NURS 712 Trauma Informed Care (3)

January 2022 4 Credits – Tuition: $4,500
NURS 794 DNP Project III (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych (2)

Spring 2022 8 credits – Tuition: $9,000
NURS 657 PMHNP capstone (4)
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV (3)
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice (1)