Program Cost

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

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 2021-2023, 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 $57,400 or $1,148 per semester hour.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,148
Total Tuition: $57,400
Nursing Program Fee: $4,266 (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.

Downloadable PDF of Cost Sheet 2021-2023

Cost breakdown by term

Spring 2021 6 credits – Tuition $6,888
NURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (3)

Summer 2021 6 credits – Tuition $6,888
NURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment (4)
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion (2)

Fall 2021 12 credits – Tuition $13,776
NURS 653 PMHNP I Assessment, Diagnosis & Management Across the Lifespan (7)
NURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan (3)
NURS 652 Management of Substance-related and Addictive Disorders (2)

Spring 2022 7 credits – Tuition $8,036
NURS 654 PMHNP II Assessment, Diagnosis and Management (7)

Summer 2022 5 credits – Tuition $5,740
NURS 655 PMHNP III Psychotherapies across the life span (5)

Fall 2022 8 credits – Tuition $9,184
NURS 656 PMHNP IV Psychotherapies across the lifespan (5)
NURS 712 Trauma Informed Care (3)

January 2023 2 credits – Tuition $2,296
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych (2)

Spring 2023 4 credits – Tuition $4,592
NURS 657 PMHNP capstone (4)

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

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