Our Post Baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice PMHNP program is designed for registered nurses with a baccalaureate degree to gain leadership and innovation skills with eligibility to sit for board certification as a nurse practitioner in Psychiatric Mental Health Care. We prepare students for leadership with evidenced-based clinical and management competencies to transform healthcare delivery.
Why get a Post Baccalaureate Doctorate of Nursing Practice: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner?
Our nation’s complex healthcare environment has created a great demand for innovative nurse leaders with specialized knowledge and advanced nursing practice expertise. The post baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing practice (DNP) is a doctoral degree that prepares nurses for the highest level of advanced nursing practice. Students in the program have the opportunity to fast track through master’s level courses, take the Psychiatric-Mental Health (PMHNP) certification exam and graduate with the terminal DNP degree.
Why choose UNH's Doctor of Nursing Practice program?
This online post baccalaureate DNP is designed for nurses with a bachelor’s degree who wish to pursue academic preparation as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner while completing a terminal degree in nursing. Students benefit from the focus on enhanced leadership, evidenced-based clinical and management skills, and development of advanced competencies for transforming healthcare delivery and practice. A dedicated UNH faculty advisor will help you balance the workload and manage your academic schedule. With minimal campus visits, small class sizes, our asynchronous program gives you the flexibility to complete coursework on your own schedule, a great option for working professionals. Begin in January or August, and complete the coursework full or part-time.
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Clinical Nurse Manager
- Clinical Nursing Faculty
- Director of Nursing
- Director of Inpatient Services
- Director of Quality & Safety
- Healthcare Innovation Officer