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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, MPH/DNP

Guide your patients through the challenges of mental illness. Prepare to succeed in a range of fields. And earn two degrees in five years instead of six. You’ll take Master of Public Health courses that teach you how to assess the health of communities and how to address health disparities. Simultaneously, you’ll dive into Doctor of Nursing Practice curriculum that teaches you the systems thinking you need to advance in your field.

Explore Population Health and Social Justice

Cover core topics like health policy leadership, biostatistics, epidemiology and assessment of population health. Build upon the Master of Public Health, Community and Public Health Practice (CPHP) concentration core curriculum.

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Work With Master of Public Health Faculty

Draw upon the strengths of our public health faculty who are rooted in social justice and working to improve health outcomes for underserved populations.

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How to Apply

This MPH/DNP dual degree is offered for both our Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) programs. To apply, submit your DNP application to our FNP or PMHNP program, and make sure to fill out the supplemental application for dual degree applicants. Along with your application, please submit a brief essay — about 250 words — indicating your interest in this dual degree program and how a public health degree will help you help others.


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