Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Master of Science in Nursing: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track (Cohort Model)

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Director, Graduate Nursing Education Program
Donna Proulx, RN. PhD (candidate), CCRN-CSC

Office : Sylvia Trottier Hall
Phone : (603) 897-8647
Email : dproulx@rivier.edu 

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track prepares graduates for advanced practice in mental-health psychiatric nursing of patient populations across the lifespan. Graduates are qualified to sit for national certification. Courses can be taken on a full, or part-time basis. This track is offered as a cohort, low-residency model.


  • Undergraduate statistics (evidence of successful completion B or better)

Other Program Requirements

  • Students may take three courses (9 credits) from a list of specific courses prior to matriculating.
  • Students must follow their Program of Studies when registering for courses. If students wish to make a change to their Program of Studies, they must request the change in writing to the Graduate Nursing Education Program Director.
  • Students must complete clinical/practicum requirements four months prior to practicum courses.


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