What will I learn?

Helping others is in your DNA. Your effortless ability to care is your superpower. It’s time to channel that innate passion into making a real difference.

Bring change by earning your Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) M.S.N.-A.P.R.N. clinical degree. Learn to diagnose symptoms, develop a treatment plan and even prescribe medication. Classes, like Neurobiology Psychopharmacology and Psychiatric Management, will make you a well-rounded care provider in only eight semesters.

Your patients won’t be the only ones who benefit from your education; as a Shark, you’ll stand out to employers when opportunities come knocking. Invest in your future, and become a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at NSU.

Why Earn a Nursing Degree at NSU?

Learn from experienced nursing leaders, and benefit from professional connections . Gain actionable skills and knowledge to help you stand out among colleagues.

We work hard to make your education even more affordable with financial aid and scholarships.

Sharpen your current job performance. Be prepared for higher-level challenges: bigger-picture strategies and insights you'll need to navigate leadership roles with greater expertise and confidence.

Which department am I in?

College of Nursing

Study options

Full Time (51 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $750 per credit hour
Start date

3 January 2022


Miramar Campus

2050 Civic Center Place,3rd Floor,



33025, United States

Full Time (51 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $750 per credit hour
Start date

3 January 2022


Tampa Bay Regional Campus

3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd,




33759, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must complete all bachelor's degree requirements before beginning graduate studies or is in the process of completing a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university. 

For international students

Completion of a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from a regionally accredited college or university, and the nursing degree must be accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, (NLNAC) or by the commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation.

All applicants who received their bachelors and any graduate degrees from a college or university where English is not the primary languages of instruction are required to take an English language test. Test scores cannot be more than two years old.

  • Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) minimum scores required.
  • Internet based (iBT) = 79, Computerized score = 213, Paper score = 550.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score required = 6.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) minimum sore required = 54.
  • TALK International, School of Languages: Completion of level 9 test with a score of 85% or higher.
  • Completion of ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 with a grade of 'C' or higher from a regionally accredited institution.
  • If bachelors or master degree coursework was fully completed in English outside the USA within the last two years, a letter from the institution on official letterhead will be required to waive the English Language requirement. Letter must state that all coursework was taught in English.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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