The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program provides students with opportunities to practice as a PMHNP, meeting the requirements for advanced practice established by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. The program has had a 100% pass rate for National Certification Examinations for the last five years. Often, our PMHNP students are employed before their graduation date.

NOTE: The Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate programs admit students in the fall. The priority application deadline is April 1.

Master of Science in Nursing - 48 Hours

Application Requirements
Application requirements must be submitted to the Office of Admissions.
Application to McAda Graduate School
• $50 Application Fee
• Official Transcripts (from all institutions attended other than MSU)
Application to Nursing Program

Delivery Method
• Online (with periodic campus visits)*

Application Instructions: How to Apply
Program Website:
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Graduate Coordinator:
 Dr. Catherine Pankonien

*Online programs may not meet the necessary criteria for an F1 visa.