RMU Nursing

Advance Your Career as a Nurse or Nurse  Practitioner

RMU Nursing Mission

The mission of the College of Nursing is to provide a student-centered education that prepares graduates for socially responsible, outcomes-oriented, evidence-based autonomous, and collaborative practice.

RMU Nursing Vision

The vision of the College of Nursing is to prepare graduate-level nurses to advance the quality, delivery, and efficacy of healthcare.

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

(MSN-FNP)

20 Months | Post-Bachelor’s | Limited-Residency

Become a Family Nurse Practitioner while earning your Master of Science in Nursing. Registered nurses with a BSN are eligible for the program, and have the option to continue their education with a DNP degree.

FNP with a pediatric patient

Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

(MSN-PMHNP)

 

20 Months | Post-Bachelor’s | Online

Earn your Master of Science in Nursing while training as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Registered nurses with a BSN can advance in the profession and gain clinical skills in an area of critical need. You can then continue your education with your DNP degree.

A PMHNP listens to a patient

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner / Emergency Nurse Practitioner

(MSN-FNP/ENP)

2 Years | Post-Bachelor’s | Limited-Residency

 

Registered nurses with a BSN can earn their Master of Science in Nursing while preparing for a career as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. You will have the option to continue your education with a DNP degree. Advance your nursing practice while refining your skills for multiple clinical environments.

FNP/ENP in an ER

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

(MSN-FNP/PMHNP)

2 Years | Post-Bachelor’s | Limited-Residency

 

Gain unique clinical flexibility by becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner while earning your MSN. Registered Nurses with a BSN are eligible to pursue this comprehensive course of study, and have the option to continue their education with a DNP degree.

FNP/PMHNP with patient

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

(PMHNPC)

16 Months | Post-Master’s | Online

 

Become a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. This standalone certification is designed for registered nurses who’ve already earned a Master’s degree.

A Psych Mental Health NP with a woman and her spouse

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

(FNPC)

16 Months | Post-Master’s | Limited-Residency

Become a Family Nurse Practitioner through our distinct FNPC program. Our program caters to registered nurses who have already earned their MSN.

FNP listens to pediatric patient’s heartbeat

Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate

(ENPC)

1 Year | Post-Master’s | Limited-Residency

Earn your certification as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner through our dedicated ENPC program. Registered, certified FNPs are eligible to seek an expanded clinical role through this advanced certification.

ENP helps move patient off of backboard

Family Nurse Practitioner / Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate

(FNPC/ENPC)

20 Months | Post-Master’s | Limited-Residency

Become a Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner through this dual certification option. Registered nurses with an MSN can pursue greater career flexibility and responsibility through this pairing of certifications.

A FNP/ENP stands near a patient in the ER

Family Nurse Practitioner / Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

(FNPC/PMHNPC)

20 Months | Post-Master’s | Limited-Residency

Become certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Enter with an MSN (or higher) and further your career as an FNP and a PMHNP.

FNP/PMHNP with a patient

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master’s)

(DNP)

16 Months | Post-Master’s | Online

Earn the clinical doctorate for nurses and nurse practitioners. The highest degree in nursing practice enables you to lead, educate, and implement change within the nursing field. Choose to focus on Clinical Leadership, or Executive Leadership.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree/Family Nurse Practitioner (Post-Bachelor’s)

(DNP-FNP)

2.5 Years | Post- Bachelor’s | Limited Residency

Earn the clinical doctorate for nurses and nurse practitioners straight from a BSN while also earning your FNP. Lead, educate, and implement change with a DNP. Earn the highest nursing practice degree and set yourself apart in the nursing field.

FNP with a DNP using stethoscope

FACULTY

Kelly Conway

Kelly Conway

DNP, CNS

Dean of College of Nursing

Kristina Davis

Kristina Davis

DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC

ENP Program Director

Allyce K. Jones

Allyce K. Jones

DNP, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APRN, CNE, NCMP, PMH-C

PMHNP Program Director

Janet Noles

Janet Noles

PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

DNP & FNP Program Director

UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (8060 165th Avenue NE Ste 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the US Department of Education.

PROGRAM ACCREDITATION

The Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.(http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’ new MSN program is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). However, it is not yet accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

RMUoHP is currently preparing for a site evaluation for final programmatic accreditation through the CCNE. Depending on the timing and results of our accreditation visit from the CCNE, students in the MSN program may need to complete the DNP (Post-Master’s)—for which we are CCNE accredited—to be eligible to sit for certification in their APRN specialty.

 

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner certificate program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions has been granted academic program validation from the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners. 7729 E Greenway Road, #300, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. 480-585-6105. www.aaenp-natl.org

Tuition & Financial Aid

There are many ways you can pay for your education and receive aid. See how our Financial Aid Office can help you fund your education.