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Graduate Certificates in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing

633 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 96 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 42% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.3% of psychiatric/mental health nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 633 earned their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. This makes it the 2nd most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in psychiatric/mental health nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Graduate Certificate 633
Master’s Degree 563
Doctor’s Degree 70

Earnings of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. About 87.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 78
Women 555
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 180
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 325
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 63
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Graduate Certificate Students

There are 96 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

119 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for psychiatric/mental health nursing students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. Each year, around 39,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 119 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 86% were women and 39% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, Kentucky
53 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Frontier Nursing University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Each year, around 2,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 53 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Frontier Nursing University. Of these students, 92% were women and 28% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
49 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maryville University of Saint Louis is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 10,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Maryville U. About 86% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas
30 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Washburn University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Each year, around 6,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,594 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,306 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Washburn University. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

#5

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
26 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Johns Hopkins University. Each year, around 27,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,350 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Johns Hopkins. About 92% of this group were women, and 42% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
26 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Atlantic University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 30,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,467 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at Florida Atlantic University awarded 26 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 88% of this group were women, and 81% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
18 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern Mississippi comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 14,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,786 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,786 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Southern Miss. About 89% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

16 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Each year, around 10,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,738 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at Northwestern State University of Louisiana awarded 16 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 88% of this group were women, and 56% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
15 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Miami. Each year, around 17,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,800 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at University of Miami awarded 15 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 80% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

15 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,083 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global awarded 15 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

University of St Francis

Joliet, Illinois
14 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of St Francis is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,464 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at University of St Francis awarded 14 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, Ohio
14 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ursuline College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $33,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,132 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at Ursuline College awarded 14 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 93% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Molloy College

Rockville Centre, New York
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Molloy College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 5,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,330 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,510 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at Molloy College awarded 12 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Brandman University

Irvine, California
10 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Brandman University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,880 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Brandman. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#14

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri
10 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Missouri - Kansas City comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 16,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,991 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,542 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from UMKC. Of these students, 80% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia
9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Shenandoah University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,890 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,400 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 graduate certificates were handed out to psychiatric/mental health nursing majors at Shenandoah. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 78% were women.

#16

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stony Brook University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Each year, around 26,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from SUNY Stony Brook. Around 56% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#16

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for psychiatric/mental health nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is McNeese State University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,147 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,703 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 graduate certificates were handed out to psychiatric/mental health nursing majors at McNeese. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Kentucky University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Roughly 18,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,802 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,140 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing from WKU. About 88% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Saint Joseph is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in psychiatric/mental health nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,482 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,202 per year.

The psychiatric/mental health nursing program at University of Saint Joseph awarded 8 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Family Practice Nursing 1,108
Registered Nursing 410
Adult Health Nursing 270
Nursing Education 198
Nursing Practice 116

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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