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Mental Health Nursing Schools in West Virginia

3 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Mental Health Nursing is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in West Virginia is as follows:

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

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in West Virginia

There are 21,410 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. WV

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, psychiatric/mental health nursing grads earn an average of $61,780. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,226 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in WV

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

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 34% $96,250
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $55,900
Registered Nurses 13% $60,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Registered Nursing 1,390
Family Practice Nursing 92
Nursing Administration 29
Nursing Practice 9
Nursing Education 5
Nursing Science 2

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