Graduate Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan)

This program is for students who have completed a graduate degree and are certified as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Students who pursue the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate will be prepared as expert clinicians to deliver evidence based advanced primary mental health care to individuals of all ages (e.g., children, adolescents, adults) and their families in a variety of healthcare settings, including in rural and underserved populations. The student will engage in independent and interdependent decision-making, managing psychotropic medications, and delivering psychotherapeutic, and psychoeducation interventions.

Climb the Ladder

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 31% growth in employment for those with a Graduate Certificate. Ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Learn how to apply to the program today.

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If you have questions, please contact the MU Sinclair School of Nursing student services at 573-882-0277 or