Online MSN-PMHNP

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. Have you completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree?
Have you completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree?

MORE PEOPLE NEED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES THAN ARE AVAILABLE. YOU CAN CHANGE THAT.

COVID-19 and the resulting quarantines have had a dramatic impact on the mental health of people worldwide. In America, one study found a 93% increase in anxiety and depression from January to September 2020*. Additionally, in a 2021 report from Mental Health America, over 47 million Americans are struggling with a mental illness**.

While the need for mental health services grows, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration predicts increasing practitioner shortages by 2025***, including a deficit of psychiatrists, mental health counselors, and psychologists—amplifying the need for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners.

Hawai‘i Pacific University’s 100% online MSN program with a specialization in PMHNP prepares you to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with unique mental health needs. You will learn to care for patients with anxiety, depression, substance use issues, and more across a variety of mental health settings. Plus, as a member of the HPU family, you’ll learn to deliver transcultural care in the spirit of aloha, or love, kindness, grace, and unity.

100% online coursework

100% online coursework with mobile-friendly delivery

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Small classes with accessible faculty who care about your success and well-being

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Prepare to pass ANCC certification exams on your first attempt

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Dedicated student support from first contact through graduation

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Earn your MSN-PMHNP in as few as 28 months

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Transfer up to 12 credits

With an MSN-PMHNP from HPU, you can:

  • Prepare for career advancement and increase your earning potential
  • Learn to use the latest research to make informed decisions about mental health treatment
  • Gain greater autonomy to directly influence patient health outcomes
  • Prepare to assess, diagnose, and treat patients in a variety of mental health settings
  • Deliver transcultural care to patients from diverging backgrounds

Recognized as one of the top Regional Universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report

Ranked among the top 8% of private universities for graduates’ income mobility for 2017 (New York Times)

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Named the Best Online College in Hawai‘i for return on investment (OnlineU, 2020)

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Accredited by the Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC/WSCUC)

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Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)