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In the current healthcare climate, mental health professionals are in high demand. If you are an FNP already holding a master’s degree and ready to specialize, Anderson University can help you earn the certification you need for a rewarding career in the field of mental health. 

Anderson University’s graduate program in mental health is one of only two such programs in South Carolina. In our program, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that recognizes the neurocognitive implications of disease and treatment. Our instructors are all practicing nurses, ready to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and spiritual tools you need to make a difference in your field. 

Coursework and Training

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Christian Worldview

In your career as a nurse, you’ll have the opportunity to follow Christ’s example of service. At AU, we want to come alongside you in this endeavor through our Christ-centered perspective on nursing and healthcare.

Throughout the program, our instructors will help you explore the intersection of vocation and faith. Your studies will include a Faith and Learning Seminar, investigating topics such as Servant Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Christian Worldview, and Intelligent Design.


The post-graduate nursing certificate at Anderson University will prepare you to serve as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in a clinic or hospital. In addition to the rewarding work you can accomplish, compensation is excellent. Salaries typically range from $95,000 to $115,000. Most importantly, you’ll be ready to serve your patients with compassion.