Graduate Programs

Parkinson's patient receives deep brain stimulation at the University of Delaware Nurse Managed Primary Care Center.

Nursing: Post-Master's Certificate Program: Certificate

The University of Delaware post-master’s certificate in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) prepares graduates to deliver high quality care to patient populations across the mental health and substance disorder continuum. The program includes cutting-edge neuroscience, evidence-based practice, classical theoretical underpinnings and innovative holistic modalities so that  practitioners are prepared to provide both psychotherapy and medication management to promote optimal health outcomes in individuals, families and communities. The family psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner prepares graduates who are eligible to sit for national certification exams and subsequently will be eligible for state licensure.

Program Concentrations

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner



Application Deadlines


July 15: Final deadline to apply


April 15 Final deadline to apply

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1,352.

Tuition Credit


Due to a College of Health Sciences Dean’s Scholarship, the student tuition rate is lower than the published UD graduate tuition rate. The final student tuition rate for the Post Master’s Certificate program is $1055/credit. Please contact the department for more information.