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 2022-2025, 28-month Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate is 50 continuous semester hours from spring 2021 to spring of 2023, with a total tuition cost of $57,950 or $1,159 per semester hour.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,159
Total Tuition: $57,950
Nursing Program Fee: $3,712 (Subject to change)

Additional fees include: technology fee ($250/year), wellness fee ($100/year), a one-time matriculation fee ($200), books and materials for coursework.

The actual start term for individual students and required coursework will be determined based on gap analysis of previous coursework (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies).

Downloadable PDF of Cost Sheet 2022-2025

Sample Curriculum

Cost breakdown by term

Spring 2023 6 credits – Tuition $6,954
NURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (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 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan (3)
NURS 652 Management of Substance-related and Addictive Disorders (2)
NURS 653 PMHNP I Assessment, Diagnosis & Management Across the Lifespan (7)

Spring 2024 7 credits – Tuition $8,113
NURS 654 PMHNP II Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management (7)

Summer 2024 5 credits – Tuition $5,795
NURS 655 PMHNP III Psychotherapies across the life span (5)

Fall 2024 8 credits – Tuition $9,272
NURS 656 PMHNP IV Psychotherapies across the lifespan (5)
NURS 712 Trauma Informed Care (3)

January 2025 2 credits – Tuition $2,318
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych (2)

Spring 2025 4 credits – Tuition $4,636
NURS 657 PMHNP capstone (4)

*Applicants who are already nationally certified nurse practitioners may have Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology and Advanced Health Assessment waived

Gap Analysis Form

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