Program Cost for Post-Master’s (non ARNP prepared) DNP PMHNP

Tuition is based on a cohort model for the 2022-2025 cohort. 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 2021 through spring of 2024, with a total program cost of $104,310.  Actual coursework and length of study depend on gap analysis for transfer-in credits.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,159
Total Tuition: $104,310
Nursing Program Fee: $5,736 (subject to change)

Additional fees may include: technology fee ($250/year), wellness fee ($100/year), a one-time matriculation fee ($200), background check ($70), books and materials for coursework, uniform cost ($200), equipment ($100), laptop (not Chromebook).

*Changes in progression path listed below may be determined based upon analysis of previous coursework (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies)

MSN-DNP (non-ARNP) PMHNP 2022 Program Cost Sheet in PDF format

Cost breakdown by term

Summer 2022 8 credits – Tuition: $9,272
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 2022 9 credits – Tuition: $10,431
NURS 703 Organizational and Systems Leadership (3)
NURS 720 Analytical Methods (Research I) (3)
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (3)

January 2023 3 credits – Tuition: $3,477
NURS 704 Policy and Politics: Implications for Health Care (3)

Spring 2023 9 credits – Tuition: $10,431
NURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmocotherapeutics (3)
NURS 734 Evaluation and Outcomes Research (Research II) (3)

Summer 2023 6 credits – Tuition: $6,954
NURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment (4)
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion (2)

Fall 2023 12 credits – Tuition: $13,908
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 2024 3 credits – Tuition: $3,477
NURS 705 Clinical Resource Management (3)

Spring 2024 11 credits – Tuition: $12,749
NURS 790 Translating Research (3)
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar (1) (60 practicum hours)
NURS 654 PMHNP II Assessment, Diagnosis and Management (7)

Summer 2024 7 credits – Tuition: $8,113
NURS 792 DNP Project I (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 655 PMHNP III Psychotherapies across the life span (5)

Fall 2024 10 credits – Tuition: $11,590
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 2025 4 Credits – Tuition: $4,636
NURS 794 DNP Project III (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych (2)

Spring 2025 8 credits – Tuition: $9,272
NURS 657 PMHNP capstone (4)
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV (3)
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice (1)

Gap Analysis Form

You may request for a gap analysis to determine what previous coursework meets the program competencies required for the DNP degree.