The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program prepares our graduates to provide quality, evidence-based mental health care to military members and their families across the lifespan in outpatient, inpatient, and the austere deployed environment. Students receive clinical training at tri-service facilities and are uniquely equipped to care for the military population due to the rigorous academic and multifactorial clinical training tailored to the military’s unique mental health needs.

pass rate on ANCC PMHNP Certification Examination
in teaching and practice grants
first time pass rate on ANCC PMHNP Certification Examination

Beyond the Classroom

Military readiness is the top priority of USU with many different field experiences carefully created to insure students are prepared for any scenario they may find themselves in throughout their military career from medical dive courses in the Keys to mountain medicine courses in Vermont.

Field Exercises

We are the Department of Defense's (DoD's) global multi-center, collaborative clinical research network dedicated to reducing the impact of infectious disease threats in the Military Health System and improving care of the Warfighter.

PMHNP at Bushmaster

The Doctor of Nursing Practice project translates research into practice in the form of a system or practice improvement in clinical settings on bases around the world. Students identify inconsistencies, inefficiencies, or other issues within the clinical setting and propose a solution based on existing research.

PMHNP Projects