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Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

 Empowering communities through mental health care. 

Lincoln Memorial University's (LMU) Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP) concentration prepares nurses in an advanced practice role with competencies in mental health promotion and culturally competent clinical management of common conditions across the life span. The concentration can be completed in seventeen (17) months of full-time study and twenty-eight (28) months of part-time study. Both full time and part time options requires 44 credit hours of graduate course work including a minimum of 660 clinical hours.



Rolling Admissions - Apply any time of year

At LMU, the FPMHNP concentration has been designed to meet standards for advanced practice education as mandated by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF).

Program Locations

Cedar Bluff - Spring admission (January start)


Application Deadline: Rolling Admission

For more information regarding the FPMHNP concentration, please call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 6283 or (423) 869-6283


Students who successfully complete the graduate nursing program will receive the Master of Science in Nursing degree. FPMHNP students will meet the eligibility criteria for the American Nurses Credentialing Center FPMHNP certification examination.