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Mental Health Nursing Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 3 students earned their Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in NC.

A Mental Health Nursing major is the 16th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.3%
  • White: 66.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in North Carolina

109,430 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. NC

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, psychiatric/mental health nursing grads earn an average of $68,710. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Duke University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,686 Total Students

The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at Duke. The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,442.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in NC

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

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 36% $101,540
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $64,520
Registered Nurses 16% $62,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Registered Nursing 6,226
Nursing Research & Other 316
Family Practice Nursing 254
Nursing Practice 232
Adult Health Nursing 144
Nursing Administration 97
Nurse Anesthetist 47
Nursing Science 47

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