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Mental Health Nursing Schools in District of Columbia

8 students earned Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Mental Health Nursing is the 7th most popular major out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in District of Columbia

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 37.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 12.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 50.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in District of Columbia

There are 12,510 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in psychiatric/mental health nursing jobs.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in District of Columbia

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $109,800 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in DC

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $110,420
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $135,700
Registered Nurses 12% $88,800

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Registered Nursing 867
Family Practice Nursing 132
Geriatric Nursing 34
Environmental Health Nursing 32
Nursing Practice 25
Nursing Science 24
Adult Health Nursing 5
Nursing Administration 4

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