Online PMHNP Programs

Provide essential mental health care

Increase your scope of practice as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP). Become a PMHNP with convenient and quality online coursework that builds on your education through three pathways:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) to MSN: graduate in 36 months
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): graduate in 28 months
  • Post-Graduate/APRN Certificate: graduate in 12 months
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Elevate Your Career Faster

Prepare to become a PMHNP quicker than most online programs.

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100% Virtual Classroom

Fully online coursework to balance your commitments.

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In-Demand Specialty

Make a difference for half of Americans without access to mental health care.*

Recognized and respected in nursing

For more than 80 years, Wilkes University has been dedicated to student success. See some of the reasons why our online education is unique:

Placement Support

Our team will work with you to find convenient clinical sites.

Prepped to 
Become a PMHNP

Wilkes nurses have consistently high pass rates on ANCC certification exams.

& Rewarding

At $728 per credit, tuition is significantly lower than other online PMHNP programs.

* National Institute of Mental Health

The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/ Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate/APRN certificate programs at Wilkes University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (