The Post-Master’s PMHNP certificate has been developed in collaboration with Rogers Behavioral Health. It is designed for the RN who already holds an M.S. in Nursing. Courses are offered in a blended format with both in-class and on-line learning. With the use of technology, simulation, innovation and direct care, the program will provide the knowledge and skills for practice in a variety of settings including inpatient facilities, community clinics, independent practice and telehealth. Students will learn to function autonomously as innovators, entrepreneurs and creative problem-solvers.

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Why Obtain a Post-Master’s PMHNP Certificate?

The National Alliance on Mental Illnesses estimates that 1 in 5 adults suffers from some sort of mental health disorder such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and other illnesses. The U.S. is suffering from a dramatic shortage of mental health providers who are equipped to handle the issues that accompany mental health disorders. Studies suggest that by 2025, demand for mental health services by appropriately trained practitioners will outpace supply by approximately 10,000.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at Milwaukee School of Engineering are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Program will be reviewed as a new program at the March 2021 planned CCNE site visit.

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the free application here 
  • Submit official post-secondary transcripts
  • Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited university and current unrestricted RN license
  • Confirmation of Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Assessment within the past 7 years
  • A criminal background check and urine drug screen will be done on all students entering the program


M.S. in Nursing PMHNP Certificate Program Details

Read more about MSOE’s Post-Master’s PMHNP Certificate program and view the curriculum.