Program Cost

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Total program cost: The 24-month, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Graduate Certificate Program, is 41 semester hours, from summer 2017 through Spring 2019, with a total program cost of $45,715.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,115

Additional fees may include: 
Required textbooks (estimate): $500.00-1000.00 per year; Graduation fee; Laboratory fees (estimate): $100.00 per year; Health requirement clearance: $40 initial, $10 updates; Health insurance: Variable; Professional liability insurance (estimate): $20.00; etc.

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Cost breakdown by term

First Year
Summer*3 courses (9 credits)
NURS 580: Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 582: Advanced Health Assessment (3)
NURS 583: Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics (3)
$10,035
Fall 2 courses (10 credits)
NURS 651: Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan (3)
NURS 653: PMHNP I: Psychopathology, Assessment, Diagnosis and Management Across the Lifespan (7)
$11,150
January 2 courses (4 credits)
NURS 524: Advanced Health Promotion (2)
NURS 652: Management of Substance-related and Addictive Disorders (2)
$4,460
Spring 3 courses (6 credits)
NURS 654: PMHNP II: Psychopathology, Assessment, Diagnosis and Management Across the Lifespan (6)
$6,690
Second Year
Summer1 course (4 credits)
NURS 655: PMHNP III: Psychotherapies Across the Lifespan (4)
$4,460
Fall 1 courses (4 credits)
NURS 656: PMHNP IV: Psychotherapies Across the Lifespan (4)
$4,460
Spring 1 courses (4 credits)
NURS 657: PMHNP Capstone (4)
$4,460

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