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YOU CAN EARN A PMHNP Certificate ✓ Unique focus on substance use disorders
✓ Emphasis on improving care in rural communities
✓ 100% online with option for on-campus skills training
✓ Clinical coordinator helps placement within your community

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate Cost and Aid

Michigan & Non-Michigan Resident 

Graduate Courses (500-699 Level Courses)
HHS 500-799 Level Courses

$721.65/ (2023 - 2024)

Payment Plans

The Graduate Payment Plans are specifically designed for graduate students and their complex lifestyle, providing flexibility in spreading their educational expense over two (2) or five (5) interest-free, monthly payments! Graduate Payment Plans can be used in combination with financial aid or student loans to cover the remaining balances owed. Learn More


Depending upon your program, there may be additional fees.

Traineeship Stipends

SVSU is pleased to announce the award of a 4-year grant (2023-2027) to support PMHNP students from rural Michigan. A total of 31 PMHNP students are awarded a stipend of approximately $14,500 during the final year of their program, reducing the cost of their education by nearly 85%. All PMHNP students are considered for eligibility upon application to the PMHNP program. Priority is given to students from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Loan Forgiveness Programs

Due to the overwhelming need for qualified practitioners, there are several federal loan forgiveness programs for certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. This certificate also qualifies for Federal Student Loans.





Graduate Admissions
Wickes Hall 230
(989) 964-6096

Program Coordinator - Dr. Kathleen Schachman
HHS 209
(989) 964-4339

Tanika Williams
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(989) 461-2050