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PMHNP Certificate Program Estimated Costs – Per Semester

Item Cost for Part Time
DNP Nursing Program Tuition1 ~$540.48 per credit (4 to 7 credits)
Books ~$500
Malpractice Insurance $5
Health Insurance Varies
Travel to Clinical Sites Varies
Approximate Total for Semester2
~$4,288 (w/max 7 credits)
Approximate Total for Program2
Total Credits: 24 Credits
Program Length: 4 Semesters

Note: semester cost estimate above does not include other items you may need that are not purchased on a semester basis. Items may include but are not limited to application fees, background check, CPR certification, immunizations, white lab coat, and graduation regalia. Students should estimate an additional $700 for these items.

1Fees reflect the 2022-2023 rate and are subject to change. The Nursing Advisor can provide a cost analysis based upon your prior credits and degree(s). Non-resident students enrolled in eISU (online) courses will have the Non-Resident Tuition Fee waived before the program starts, resulting in our non-resident students being assessed Idaho Resident Tuition and Fees listed above. See the current ISU Cost of Attendance at and

2Review the funding and support options for graduate students (, and contact the Scholarship Office to see if you are eligible for scholarships (

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