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Mental Health Nursing Schools in New Mexico

2 students earned Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Mental Health Nursing is the 8th most popular major out of a total 8 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 100.0%
  • White: 0.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in New Mexico

17,790 people in the state and 3,187,320 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, psychiatric/mental health nursing grads earn an average of $71,730. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,296 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus. 99% of students get financical aid.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in NM

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

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 31% $109,970
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $62,500
Registered Nurses 13% $71,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Registered Nursing 1,428
Nursing Practice 23
Nursing Science 12
Family Practice Nursing 3

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