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Graduate Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Programs in the United States

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Scroll down to view psychiatric-mental health nursing graduate programs available in each state.

The graduate programs listed include MSN, post-master’s certificate, DNP, and PhD. Some are 100% distance education, others a mix of online and in-person, and others fully in-person. It is important to select a program that is accredited and best meets your needs and your area of interest. Contact information for the psychiatric-mental health nursing program directors are included (if provided by the school), so that you can contact them for more information.

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Alabama

University of Alabama (Birmingham)
Susanne Fogger, DNP, CNRP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FAANP
Specialty Track Coordinator for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program and VANAP-GE Co-Director
sfogger@uab.edu
205-996-6052
Teena McGuinness, PhD, CNRP, PMHNP-BC, FAAN
Co-Director for the VANAP-GE Psych NP Residency
tmcg@uab.edu
205-934-0630
PMH-NP (Primary Care)
More than 50% Distance Education
http://www.uab.edu/nursing/

University of South Alabama
Dr. Kirsten Pancione, DNP, FNP-C & PMHNP-BC
kpancione@southalabama.edu
FNP (Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)
100% Distance Education
http://www.southalabama.edu/nursing/

Alaska

University of Alaska (Anchorage)
Jill Janke, PhD, RN
907-786-4570
afjrj@uaa.alaska.edu
FNP (Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)
PMHNP (Post Masters Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
*Both lead to the DNP program
Less than 50% Distance Education
http://nursing.uaa.alaska.edu

Arizona

Arizona State University
Susan Callahan
602-496-0869
susan.callahan@asu.edu
Post Master’s Certificate – Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Post Masters Certificate – Child/Family NP
Post Bachelor’s and Masters to DNP for Child/Family and Adult Psychiatric NP
*Offers Cont Ed course on Child/Adolescent MH
More than 50% Distance Education
http://nursing.asu.edu

California

Azusa Pacific University
Holly Tierney
626-815-5386
htierney@apu.edu
PMHNP (Post Masters Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
http://www.apu.edu/nursing

Brandman University
Dr. Christine Williamitis
Interim Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Program
949-668-8146
cwilli11@brandman.edu
Post BSN-DNP and Post MSN-DNP More than 50% Distance Education
https://www.brandman.edu/academic-programs/nursing-and-health-professions

California State (Los Angeles)
Nnenna Weathers, PhD, RN, FNP
Nnenna.Weathers@calstatela.edu
CNS-Psychiatric/Mental Health
PMH-NP
http://www.calstatela.edu/dept/nursing

California State (Long Beach)
Christine Costa
562-985-2335
Christine.Costa@csulb.edu
MSN to PMH-NP
CNS-PMH
http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/departments/nursing/

California State (Fresno)
Janice Sanders
559.278.2429
janices@csufresno.edu
PMNHNP
http://www.csufresno.edu/chhs/depts_programs/nursing/documents/PsychNurse.pdf

California State (San Marcos)
Dr. Nancy C. Romig
760-750-7555
nromig@csusm.edu
PMHNP- MSN and Post MSN Certificate
http://www.csusm.edu/el/degreeprograms/msn/index.html

Loma Linda University 
Brenda Boyle
bboyle@llu.edu
Psyciatric/Mental Health NP
More than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.llu.edu/graduate-programs

University of California (San Francisco)
Rosalind De Lisser, MS, RN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
415-476-3903
Rosalind.DeLisser@ucsf.edu
Psyciatric/Mental Health NP
https://nursing.ucsf.edu/academic-program/psychiatricmental-health-nurse-practitioner

University of San Diego
Michael Terry, DNP, APRN
619-260-4571
mjterry@sandiego.edu
PMHNP (MSN and DNP)
http://www.sandiego.edu/nursing

University of San Francisco
Tamara White
415-422-6681
nursing@usfca.edu
Less than 25% Distance Education
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner DNP Program
https://www.usfca.edu/nursing/programs/graduate/doctoral/dnp/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner
Post Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner+ Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
https://www.usfca.edu/nursing/programs/non-degree/fnp-pmhnp-certificate

Western University of Health Science
Director: Dr. Christy Cotner
ccotner@westernu.edu
MSN/PMHNP
Post-masters PMHNP (3 semesters)
Distance learning program / monies available.
https://www.westernu.edu/nursing/

Colorado

University of Colorado (Denver)
Judy Campbell, Academic Advisor, Graduate Programs
303-724-8503
Judy.Campbell@ucdenver.edu
Psych NP Program
Less than 50% Distance Education
http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/nursing/pages/default.aspx

Connecticut

Fairfield University
Kathleen Wheeler Ph.D., APRN-BC, FAAN
203-254-4000, ext. 2708
KWheeler@fairfield.edu
MSN-NP
Less than 25% Distance Education
https://www.fairfield.edu/graduate/academics/egan-school-of-nursing-and-health-studies/programs/

St. Joseph’s College of Nursing
Marylou Welch
860-231-5211
mwelch@usj.edu
PMHNP, DNP programs less than 50% Distance Education; Post Masters more than 50%
https://www.usj.edu/academics/schools/school-of-health-natural-sciences/nursing/graduate/

Yale University
Joanne DeSanto Iennaco, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN
203-737-2595
joanne.iennaco@yale.edu
CNS – Adult and Family
NP – Adult and Family
https://nursing.yale.edu/academics/master-science-nursing/masters-program-specialties/psychiatric-mental-health-nursing

Delaware

University of Delaware
Susan Conaty-Buck, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
302-831-7375
sconaty@udel.edu
Masters and Post Masters less than 25% Distance Education
http://sites.udel.edu/nursing/graduate/

District of Columbia

George Washington University
Rhonda Schwindt, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
571-553-0118
rhondaschwindt@gwu.edu
MSN in PMHNP – http://nursing.gwu.edu/msn-psyNP
Post-Master’s Certificate in PMHNP – http://nursing.gwu.edu/cert-psyNP
Almost 100% Distance Education

Florida

Florida International University
Dr. Yhovana Gordon
305-348-7733
gordony@fiu.edu
MSN – Specialty Track Psych Mental Nursing
Less than 25% Distance Education
http://cnhs.fiu.edu/nursing/graduate/index.html

Jacksonville University
Elaine Borne DNP, ARNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC
305-348-7733
eborne@ju.edu
MSN – Specialty Track Psych Mental Nursing
https://www.ju.edu/nursing/index.php

Nova Southeastern University 
Family Psychiatric Mental Health-NP
Post Masters Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health-NP
*Both programs less than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.nova.edu/aprn/index.html

Palm Beach Atlantic University
BSN to DNP with PMHNP certification track
Diane Esposito, PhD, APRN-BC
DIANE_ESPOSITO@pba.edu
https://www.pba.edu/academics/programs/dnp-psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner.html

St. Thomas University
Linda Mays, DNP, PMHNP-BC
lmays@stu.edu
305-628-6503
PMHNP program
Distance Education almost 100%
https://online.stu.edu/programs/msn-psych-mental-health-np.aspx

University of Miami School of Nursing
Mary Hooshmand
305-284-1655
m.hooshmand@miami.edu
Post Masters Certificate – Pysch Mental Health, less than 25% Distance Education
https://www.sonhs.miami.edu/academics/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner/index.html

University of Florida
Student Affairs
352-273-6436
Post Masters MH NP
More than 50% Distance Education
http://students.nursing.ufl.edu/prospective/contact-us-msn-to-phd/
http://academics.nursing.ufl.edu/doctor-of-nursing-practice/bsn-to-dnp/

University of North Florida
Gerard T. Hogan, DNSc., CRNA, PMHNP-BC
g.hogan@unf.edu
Post-Masters DNP and Family PMHNP for currently certified APRNs.
http://www.unf.edu/brooks/nursing/PMHNP_DNP.aspx

Georgia

Augusta State University
July Glaser, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
706-721-3676
dnp@augusta.edu
PMC/FNP/PNP, more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.augusta.edu/nursing/programs/dnp/pmhnp.php

Georgia State University
404-413-1000
Masters and Post Masters more than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.gsu.edu/academics/graduateprograms/

Georgia Southern University
kspence@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
912-478-0017
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Track
http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/nursing/programs/bsn-dnp/pmhnp/

Valdosta State University
229-333-5959
mjbenton@valdosta.edu
MSN/clinical tracks of Psych/Mental Health more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.valdosta.edu/programs/m-s-degree-with-a-major-in-nursing-family-psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner-track/

Idaho

Idaho State University
profnurs@isu.edu
(208) 282-2132
Post BSN/MSN-DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://isu.edu/nursing/

Illinois

Lewis University
Doris Van Byssum, PMHNP Program Coordinator
dvanbyssum@lewisu.edu
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program Across the Lifespan
Master’s and Post Master’s Certificate Program – online program
https://www.lewisu.edu/academics/nursing/post-masters/index.htm#pmhnp

Rush University
Kathy Delaney
312-942-6208
Kathleen_R_Delaney@rush.edu
Post Master’s Certificate – Family Psych MHNP
More than 50% Distance Education
https://www.rushu.rush.edu/college-nursing

Saint Francis Medical Center
Kimberly Mitchell, RN, PhD, CNE
kim.mitchell@osfhealthcare.org
PMHNP more than 50% Distance Education
http://www.sfmccon.edu/

University of Illinois (Chicago)
Tonda Hughes
312-996-7969
thughes@uic.edu
Master’s and Post Master’s more than 50% Distance Education
http://www.uic.edu/nursing/prospectivestudents/ms-about.shtml

University of St. Francis Leach College of Nursing (Joliet)
information@stfrancis.edu
800-735-7500
RN/BS to MSN – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
MSN – Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master’s – Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
(All accredited by CCNE)
https://www.stfrancis.edu/leach-college-of-nursing/pmhnp-certificate/

Indiana

Indiana University at Purdue
Colleen Cleary
317-274-2806
collclea@iu.edu
MSN-Adv Practice, Psych Mental Health
More than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.iupui.edu/

University of Southern Indiana
Dr. Mellisa Hall
812/465-1154
Email
MSN-Adv Practice, Psych Mental Health
More than 50% Distance Education
https://www.usi.edu/health/nursing/degrees-and-programs/

Iowa

Allen College
Jackie Meyer
319-226-2023
meyerjr@ihs.org
MSN/APPMHN more than 50% Distance Education
http://www.allencollege.edu/default.aspx

Briar Cliff University
Rose Molacek
Enrollment Coordinator of Online Undergraduate/Graduate Health Science Degrees
515-890-2791
Rose.Molacek@briarcliff.edu
MSN-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
95% Distance Education (not including clinical)
https://www.briarcliff.edu/master-of-science-in-nursing-nurse-practitioner/
Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
100% Distance Education Post-Graduate APRN program (not including clinical)
https://www.briarcliff.edu/post-graduate-aprn-certificate/

University of Iowa
Daniel Wesemann, DNP, MSW, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
319-335-7055
daniel-wesemann@uiowa.edu
Emily Sinnwell, DNP, ARNP, FNP, PMHNP-BC
emily-sinnwell@uiowa.edu
BSN-DNP, MSN-DNP, Post Graduate Certificate and Dual track plans of study more than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.uiowa.edu/academics/dnp-programs/psych-mental-health-nurse-practitioner

Kansas

University of Kansas School of Nursing
Debbie Stratton
913-588-1619
dstratton@kumc.edu
MSN, NP
More than 50% Distance Education
http://nursing.kumc.edu/
Washburn University School of Nursing
Brenda Patzel
brenda.patzel@washburn.edu
Post Masters PMHNP Certificate Program, 100% Distance Education
http://www.washburn.edu/academics/college-schools/nursing/grad/post-master-psych.html

Wichita State University
Alicia Huckstadt
316-978-5742
Alicia.Huckstadt@wichita.edu
Master’s and BSN to DNP Less than 50% Distance Education, MSN to DNP more than 50%
http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=chp_nurs&p=/pmgradcert/

Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University
859-622-1838
angie.wheeler@eku.edu
Master’s Post Master’s Certificate – Rural Psych Mental Health
100% Distance Education
https://bsn-gn.eku.edu/

Frontier Nursing University
Dr. Heather A. Shlosser, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
603-209-1699
heather.shlosser@frontier.edu
Master’s Post Master’s Certificate
100% Distance Education
https://frontier.edu/psych-mental-health-nurse-practitioner/

Northern Kentucky University
Emily LaForge
859-572-5552
laforgee1@nku.edu
Post Master’s Family Psychiatric Mental Health
More than 50% Distance Education
https://www.nku.edu/academics/healthprofessions.html

University of Kentucky
Kathy Collins, Academic Coordinator
859-323-5624
kathy.collins@uky.edu
DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Post-APRN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
http://www.uky.edu/nursing/

University of Louisville
502-852-3848
karen.rose@louisville.edu
APPMHN/CNS/MSN less than 25% Distance Education
http://louisville.edu/nursing

Western Kentucky University
Lynette Smith
270-745-3487
lynette.smith@wku.edu
MSN Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) – Across the Lifespan
Post-MSN Certificate Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) – Across the Lifespan
More than 50% Distance Education
http://wku.edu/nursing/msn.php

Louisiana

LSU Health New Orleans 
Abby McNeil, DNP, FNP-BC, FPMHNP-BC
504-568-6644
amcne2@lsuhsc.edu
PMHNP, NP, DNP, Less than 25% Distance Learning
https://nursing.lsuhsc.edu/pmhnp/

McNeese State University
Tari Dilks, PhD
337-475-5840
tdilks@mcneese.edu
MSN-PMHNP, 100% Distance Education
http://www.mcneese.edu/colleges/nursing/

Nicholls State University
985-448-4184
tanya.schreiber@nicholls.edu
MSN-PMHNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.nicholls.edu/nursing/master/

Southeastern Louisiana University
Ann Carruth
985- 549-3772
acarruth@southeastern.edu
CNS/NP Adult Psych Mental Health more than 50% Distance Education
http://southeastern.edu/acad_research/depts/nurs/index.html

University of Louisiana Lafayette
Dr. Donna Gauthier
337-482-5639
donna.gauthier@louisiana.edu
NP – Adult Psych Mental Health more than 50% Distance Education
http://www.nursing.louisiana.edu/graduate-nursing/graduate.shtml

Maine

University of South Maine (Portland)
207-780-4505
usm.son@maine.edu
CNS/NP – Adult Psych Mental Health
NP – Family Psych Mental Health less than 25% Distance Education
https://usm.maine.edu/nursing/

Maryland

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Karan Kverno, PhD, PMHNP-BC
410-502-9269
Kkverno1@jhu.edu
Post-graduate Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
http://nursing.jhu.edu/academics/programs/post-degree/psychiatric/index.html

Uniformed Services University
Douglas Dillon, LTC, USAF, NC, DNP, MSN
(301) 295-1092
douglas.dillon@usuhs.edu
Post BSN to DNP less than 25% Distance Education
https://www.usuhs.edu/gsn/advanced-practice-program-options

University of MD School of Nursing
410-706-0501 (option #2)
admissions.nursing@umaryland.edu
PMH-NP, less than 25% Distance Education; Post BSN to DNP less than 50% Distance Education
Post MSN to DNP 100% Distance Education
http://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/

Massachusetts

Boston College
Patricia Tabloski
617-552-4065
patricia.tabloski@bc.edu
MSN/Post Master’s Certificate Psych Mental Health
http://www.bc.edu/schools/son/programs/masters.html

MGH Institute Of Health Professions
Jeanne Cartier
617-724-6331
jcartier@mghihp.edu
NP/CNS – Adult Pysch Mental Health
CNS – Child/Adolescent Mental Health
Less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.mghihp.edu/academics/nursing/degree-options/default.aspx

Northeastern University
Ann Polcari
617-373-7571
NP – Adult/Child/Adolescent Mental Health less than 25% Distance Education
CAGS – Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies
https://bouve.northeastern.edu/nursing/

Regis College
Rebecca Schroeder
781-768-7009
rebecca.schroeder@regiscollege.edu
MSN/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner less than 25% Distance Education
http://onlinenursing.regiscollege.edu/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner/

University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Karen Ayotte
413-545-1302
kayotte@nursing.umass.edu
NP-PMH 100% Distance Education
http://www.umass.edu/nursing/

University of Massachusetts (Lowell)
Betty Morgan
978-934-4525
betty_morgan@uml.edu
MSN/CNS/NP less than 25%  Distance Education
https://www.uml.edu/health-sciences/nursing/default.aspx

Michigan

University of Michigan (Flint)
Connie Creech
810- 766-6858
ccreech@umflint.edu
PMHNP, DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.umflint.edu/nursing

Wayne State University
Leanne Nantais-Smith
313-577-5934
leanne.nantais-smith@wayne.edu
CNS/NP – PMH, DNP less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.nursing.wayne.edu/Academic%20Programs/Masters/Mental%20Health.html

Minnesota

College of St. Scholastica
800-249-6412
gradstudies@css.edu
Master’s, Post BSN-MSN to DNP more than 50% Distance Education
PMHNP more than 25% Distance Education
http://www.css.edu/x3489.xml

University of Minnesota
Merrie Kaas
612-626-3781
kaasx002@umn.edu
CNS – Adult/Child Psych Mental Health less than 25% Distance Education
NP – Adult Psych Mental Health
Post Master’s Psych Mental Health more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.nursing.umn.edu/

Mississippi

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Sharon Lobert
601-984-6242
slobert@son.umsmed.edu
NP – Adult Psych Mental Health
NP – Family Psych Mental Health
http://son.umc.edu/academics/masters/psychiatric.html

University of Southern Mississippi
Dr. Abby McNeil
601-266-5454
NP – Pysch Mental Health,
MSN – Psych Nursing more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.usm.edu/nursing

Missouri

Maryville University
Dr. Brandie Stiles
314-791-7346
bstiles@maryville.edu
PMHNP Post Master’s Certificate
100% Distance Education
https://s3-us-east-2.amazonaws.com/maryville/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/02162014/MaryvilleOnline_Nursing_Programs_Brochure.pdf

St. Louis University
Mary Lee Barron
314-977-8978
barronml@slu.edu
CNS -PMH
NP – PMH
More than 50% Distance Education
http://www.slu.edu/x19795.xml

University of Missouri (Columbia)
Jessica Mueller
573-882-0241
muellerjes@missouri.edu
NP – Adult Mental Health
NP – Family Mental Health
100% Distance Education
http://nursing.missouri.edu/

University of Missouri (Kansas City)
Erin Ellington
816-235-6242
ellingtone@umkc.edu
NP – PMH, MSN and DNP Degree Options
More than 50% Distance Education
http://sonhs.umkc.edu/

University of Missouri (St. Louis)
314-516-6066
nursing@umsl.edu
NP – Lifespan Mental Health, more than 50% Distance Education
MSN, more than 25% and DNP less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.umsl.edu/divisions/nursing/

Nebraska

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Rollee Kelly
402-559-4120
rolee.kelly@unmc.edu
Psychiatric Mental Health NP (MSN, DNP and PhD options)
More than 50% Distance Education
http://www.unmc.edu/nursing/programs/masters-msn/index.html

Nevada

University of Nevada-Reno
Deborah Arnow
darnow@unr.edu
(775) 682-7133
Master’s, Post Master’s more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.unr.edu/nursing

New Jersey

Farleigh Dickinson University
Elizabeth Parietti
201-692-2881
parietti@fdu.edu
NP – PMH Less than 25% Distance Education
http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=6388

Monmouth University
Dr. Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C
732-923-4671
rknapp@monmouth.edu
MS – Adult Psych Mental Health
Post Master’s Certificate Psych Mental Health
More than 50% Distance Education
http://www.monmouth.edu/academics/schools/nursing/postmaster.nu.asp

Rutgers, The State of New Jersey, School of Nursing
Dr. Barbara Caldwell
973-972-7450
caldweba@sn.rutgers.edu
APN, MSN leading to CNS/NP-PMH less than 25% Distance Education
http://nursing.rutgers.edu/

New Mexico

New Mexico State University
Karen Pech
575-646-7770
kpech@nmsu.edu
DNP more than 50% Distance Education
http://schoolofnursing.nmsu.edu/

University of New Mexico 
505-272-4223
Studentservices@salud.unm.edu
MSN more than 50% Distance Education
https://hsc.unm.edu/college-of-nursing/education/msn/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner.html

New York

Binghamton University (SUNY)
nursing@binghamton.edu
607–777–4954
NP – Psych Mental Health more than 50% Distance Education
Post Master’s Psych Mental Health less than 25% Distance Education
MS – Psych Mental Health (non-NP cert) less than 25% Distance Education
https://www.binghamton.edu/dson/

Columbia University
Laura Kelly
lk2699@cumc.columbia.edu
NP – PMH Less than 25% Distance Education
http://nursing.columbia.edu/

Hunter College (CUNY)
Kunsook Bernstein RN, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CASAC
kbernst@hunter.cuny.edu
212-481-4346
NP – PMH
Post Master’s Adv – PMH less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/nursing/

Molloy College
admissions@molloy.edu
516-323-4000
FNP-PMH
https://www.molloy.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/nursing

New York University
Amy Knowles
amy.knowles@nyu.edu
212-998-5333
Post Master’s Advanced Certificate – PMH more than 25% Distance Education
Masters, DNP less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.nyu.edu/nursing/academicprograms/masters/index.html

Pace University
Krystyna de Jacq, PhD, PMHNP-BC
kdejacq@pace.edu
MSN and Post-Master’s Certification – Distance Education
https://www.pace.edu/college-health-professions/graduate-degree-programs/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner-program-and-certificate

The Sage Colleges
Kathleen Kelly, PhD, MPH, MS, FNP
kellyk5@sage.edu
NP – PMH more than 25% Distance Education
http://www.sage.edu/academics/nursing/programs/nursing_postms/

St. John Fisher College
585-385-8241
MSN
BSN to DNP ; MSN to DNP more than 25% Distance Education
https://www.sjfc.edu/schools/school-of-nursing/

University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Nancy Campbell-Heider, PhD, FNP-C, CARN-AP, FAANP, FIAAN, FAAN
716-829-3325
nheider@buffalo.edu
BSN to DNP more than 50% Distance Education; MSN to DNP 100% Distance Education
http://nursing.buffalo.edu/

University of Rochester
Daryl Sharp
Daryl_Sharp@urmc.rochester.edu
585-275-6485
Adult PMH NP less than 25% Distance Education
C & A PMH NP (prepared for Family PMHNP exam)
DNP more than 25% Distance Education
http://www.son.rochester.edu/

University at Stony Brook
Barbara  Sprung, DNP, RN, NPP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Barbara_Sprung@notes2.nursing.sunysb.edu
Master’s, Post Master’s Certificate – PMH more than 25% Distance Education
https://nursing.stonybrookmedicine.edu/

Upstate Medical College, SUNY Syracuse
Joyce Scarpinato, DNP, RN
scarpinj@upstate.edu
Master’s, more than 25% Distance Education; Post Master’s Certificate -lless than 25% Distance Education
http://www.upstate.edu/

North Carolina

East Carolina University
Wanda L. Lancaster, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, & PMHNP-BC
252-744-6530
lancasterw17@ecu.edu
PMHNP post master’s certificate, as well as MSN (PMH NP)
More than 50% Distance Education
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/nursing/masters_pmh.cfm

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cheryl Giscombe, PHD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN
919-843-9491
cherylw@email.unc.edu
CNS/NP – PMH
Master’s, less than 50% Distance Education; Post Master’s, BSN to DNP less than 25%
https://nursing.unc.edu/

North Dakota

University of North Dakota
Laura Look
701-777-3299
laura.look@UND.edu
CNS – PMH, NP – PMH, More than 50% Distance Education
http://nursing.und.edu/

Ohio

Case Western Reserve
Carol Savrin
216-368-5304
cls18@case.edu
CNS/NP – PMH less than 25% Distance Education
http://fpb.case.edu/MSN/majors.shtm

Kent State University
Wendy A. Umberger, PH.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC
330-672-8813
wlewando@kent.edu
CNS – Adult/Child/Adolescent PMH
NP – Adult PHM
Master’s less than 50% Distance Education; Post Master’s less than 25%; BSN to DNP less than 50%
MSN to DNP 100% Distance Education
https://www.kent.edu/nursing/programs/masters

Ohio State University
Jeanne Clement
614-738-5849
clement.1@osu.edu
Barbara Jones Warren PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN,
(614) 292-4847
warren.4@osu.edu
CNS/NP – Adult PMH
CNS/NP – Child/Adolescent PMH less than 50% Distance Education
Post MSN to DNP 100% Distance Education
https://nursing.osu.edu/

Otterbein University
Kelly Cornett
cornett1@otterbein.edu
614-823-3272
100% Distance Education
Pathways available for ADN, BSN, and Post-Master’s Nursing Professionals
https://www.otterbein.edu/gradschool/nursing/

The University of Akron
Kathleen Tusaie
ktusaie@uakron.edu
330-972-7561
Combined program CNS/NP – PMH
Post Master’s Certificate PMH – Family less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.uakron.edu/nursing/

The University of Cincinnati
833-556-7400
Post Master’s Certificate PMHNP 100% Distance Education
https://online.uc.edu/programs/certificates/pmhnp-post-master-s-certificate.html

Wright State University
Misty Richmond, Ph.D., PMHNP-BC
misty.richmond@wright.edu
937-775-4684
Master’s less than 25% Distance Education
https://nursing.wright.edu/

Oregon

Oregon Health & Science University
Margaret Rhoads Scharf
503-494-6448
scharfm@ohsu.edu
NP – Psych Mental Health
https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-nursing/index.cfm

Pennsylvania

Drexel University
Katie O’Brien
Kal396@drexel.edu
267-359-5646
Post Master’s Certificate – PMH
NP – PMH/ more than 50% Distance Education
https://drexel.edu/cnhp/academics/graduate/MSN-Nurse-Practitioner-Psychiatric-Mental-Health/

LaSalle University
Patricia Dillon, PhD, RN
dillon@lasalle.edu
215-951-1322
Master’s Degree
Post-Master’s Certificate
100% Distance Education
https://www.lasalle.edu/nursing-msn/master-of-science-in-nursing/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner-track/

University of Pennsylvania
Ann O’Sullivan, PhD, FAAN, CRNP
osull@nursing.upenn.edu
215-898-4272
LaKeetra M. Josey, PhD, CRNP, PMHNP-BC
lakeetra@nursing.upenn.edu
NP – Psych Mental Health
https://www.nursing.upenn.edu/

University of Pittsburgh
Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Dean
dunbar@pitt.edu
412-624-2401
CNS/Post Master’s Cert – PMH
MSN to DNP 100% Distance Education
http://www.nursing.pitt.edu/

Robert Morris University School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Access to Interprofessional Mental Health Education Project (AIME)
Linda Raimondi, MS, Coordinator, AIME Program
412-397-6899
raimondi@rmu.edu
NP – Psychiatric-Mental Health, BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Post Master’s DNP Completion Certification
http://aime.rmu.edu

Wilkes University
Jessica DiBernardo
570-408-4404
jessica.dibernardo@wilkes.edu
MSN; Post Master’s; DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://wilkes.edu/academics/colleges/school-of-nursing/index.aspx

South Carolina

University of South Carolina
Larialmy Allen
803-216-3321
Larialmy.Allen@uscmed.sc.edu
Family Psychiatric Mental Health
MSN, and Post Master’s Certificate more than 50% Distance Education
DNP 100% Distance Education
http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/nursing/academic_programs/graduate_programs

South Dakota

South Dakota State University
605-688-4114
sdsu.gradnursing@sdstate.edu
BSN/MSN to DNP more than 25% Distance Education
https://www.sdstate.edu/nursing

Tennessee

East Tennessee State University
Dr. Wendy Nehring
423-439-7051
nehringw@etsu.edu
BSN/MSN to DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.etsu.edu/nursing/

Union University
731-661-6545
nursingadmissions@uu.edu
Master’s, Post Master’s less than 50% Distance Education
http://www.uu.edu/academics/schools/nursing/

University of Tennessee (Knoxville)
Dr. Lora Beebe
865-974-3978
lbeebe1@utk.edu
MSN – PMH less than 25% Distance Education
BSN/MSN to DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.utk.edu/

University of Tennesse Health Science Center
800-733-2498
nursing@uthsc.edu
DNP – PMH more than 50% Distance Education
http://www.uthsc.edu/nursing/academic%20programs/DNP/index.php

Vanderbilt University
Dr. Susan Adams
615-343-3324
susie.adams@vanderbilt.edu
NP – PMH
http://www.nursing.vanderbilt.edu/msn/pmhnp.html

Texas

Midwestern State University
Amanda Walton
amanda.walton@mwsu.edu
940-397-4920
Master’s, Post Master’s,
More than 50% Distance Education
https://mwsu.edu/academics/hs2/nursing/

Texas State University (Round Rock)
Pamela Willson, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, NE-BC, FAANP
512-716-2900
paw66@txstate.edu
PMHNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.nursing.txstate.edu/prospective-nursing-students/msn-pmhnp-admission.html

University of Texas (Austin)
Tracy Demchuk, B.A.Ed, MA
817-272-2776
tdemchuk@mail.nur.utexas.edu
FPMHNP, less than 25% Distance Education
http://www.utexas.edu/nursing/academics/gr_con_msn.html#psych

University of Texas (Arlington)
Dr. Aimee T. Dunnam DNP, MSN-Admin, APRN, NNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
817-272-2776
aimee.dunnam@uta.edu
Master’s, Post Master’s Certificate, more than 50% distance education
https://www.uta.edu/conhi/

University of Texas Health Science Center (San Antonio)
School of Nursing
Mark Soucy, PhD, APRN, BC
Soucy@uthscsa.edu
210-567-5893
http://nursing.uthscsa.edu/index.aspx

Utah

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Dr. Josh Hamilton, RN-BC, NP-C, CNE, FAANP
jhamilton@rmuohp.edu
702-793-4387
Post-FNP track and a post-master’s (non-FNP) track
100% Distance education

Ellois Bailey, DNP, PMHNP-BC
ellois.bailey@hsc.utah.edu
Post BSN to DNP, more than 50% Distance Education
Post MSN to DNP, less than 50% Distance Education
http://nursing.utah.edu/programs/psychiatric-mental-health.php

Virginia

George Mason University
Janice Lee Beverly
703-993-1947
jLeebev1@gmu.edu
Post BSN, MSN to DNP less than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.gmu.edu/

Radford University
Iris Mullins, Ph.D.,MSN, RN, Interim Director
imullins@radford.edu
540-831-7656
Victoria Bierman, PhD, LCSW, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Coordinator PMHNP Certificate Program
vbierman@radford.edu
540-831-7671
PMHNP Certificate
https://www.radford.edu/content/wchs/home/nursing/programs/PsychiatricMentalHealthCertificate.html
DNP 100% Distance Education
https://www.radford.edu/content/grad/home/academics/graduate-programs/dnp.html

Shenandoah University
Marian Newton
mnewton@su.edu
540-665-5509
Master’s, Post Master’s less than 25% Distance Education
Post BSN, MSN to DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.su.edu/nursing/

University of Virginia
Edie Barbero
434-924-2704
ed5z@virginia.edu
NP – PMH
Master’s, Post Master’s less than 25% Distance Education
Post MSN to DNP more than 25% Distance Education
https://www.nursing.virginia.edu/academics/msn/pmhnp/

Virginia Commonwealth University
vcu-grad@vcu.edu
804-828-6916
CNS/NP – PMH (Blended) less than 25% Distance Education
https://www.vcu.edu/academics/graduate-and-professional-studies/

Washington

Gonzaga University
Molly Wood
509-313-6640
woodm@gonzaga.edu
MSN/NP – PMH more than 50% Distance Education
http://www.gonzaga.edu/Academics/Colleges-and-Schools/School-of-Professional-Studies/Nursing/NursingStaff.asp

Pacific Lutheran University
Mary Moller
253-535-8327
mollermd@plu.edu
PMH-DNP
http://www.plu.edu/dnp/

Seattle University
Katherine Carr
206-296-5666
kcarr@seattleu.edu
Adv Prac NP – PMH less than 25% Distance Education
https://www.seattleu.edu/nursing/

University of Washington
206-543-8736 or 800-759-NURS (6877)
asknursing@uw.edu
https://nursing.uw.edu/

Washington State University College of Nursing
Tamara Kelley
509-324-7334
tamara.kelley@wsu.edu
DNP-PMHNP more than 25% Distance Education
http://nursing.wsu.edu/Academic-Programs/DNP/PMHNP.html

West Virginia

Marshall University 
Diana Stotts
stotts@marshall.edu
(304) 696-2623
Master’s less than 25% Distance Education
Post Master’s less than 50% Distance Education
http://www.marshall.edu/nursing/

West Virginia Wesleyan College 
Morganne Tenney
gradadmissions@wvwc.edu
304-473-8525
Master’s, more than 50% Distance Education
https://www.wvwc.edu/academics/schools-departments/school-of-nursing/

Wisconsin

Alverno College
Rebecca Sobanski
414-382-6497
Rebecca.sobanski@alverno.edu
MSN, Post Master’s Certificate
https://www.alverno.edu/academics/academicdepartments/nursing/index.php

University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Graduate Admissions
608-263-5180
admissions@nursing.wisc.edu
Post Master’s and DNP more than 50% Distance Education
https://nursing.wisc.edu/certificates/psych-nursing

Wyoming

University of Wyoming
Dana Murphy-Parker
307-766-6565
gradnurse@uwyo.edu
Adv Prac/NP – PMH
http://www.uwyo.edu/nursing/programs/dnp/index.html