Eastern Kentucky University

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Name: Degree Type:
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner masters
MSN Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner masters
MSN in Nursing Administration masters
DNP in Organizational Leadership doctorate
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

PMHNPs provide services to adults, children, adolescents, and their families. PMHNPs have a unique skill set that allows them to practice in a variety of settings.This online program is designed to provide the convenience of online learning while maintaining the rigor necessary for the student to become an extremely competent and confident PMHNP upon graduation. All classes are offered online and clinical experiences are completed in your region.

School type Public
Online grad programs CCNE accredited Yes
Online grad programs NLNAC accredited No
Terms Each course is offered in an 8 week format. The student only takes one course at a time.

Program Offerings

Online master's in nursing degree programs 4
Concentrations offered
Nursing practitioner
Nursing administration/leadership
More specialized departments/concentrations offered
Family/primary care
Psychiatric/mental health

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 50


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 14 full-time; 1 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time; 100% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 13
Average experience teaching online courses 2 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 3 full-time; 0 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 15
Maximum class size 20

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad N/A
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students N/A
Collaboration among online and campus students No face-to-face students
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Credits earned online equal earned on-campus No
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus None
Same curricula for online and campus students None


One-year retention rates N/A


Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate N/A
Program target time to graduate 2 years
Required time to earn degree 5 years

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