Bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing from a school accredited by the NLN or CCNE
- Knowledge of mental health nursing process, individual/family dynamics in health and during illness
- Minimum of six months in mental health nursing, including individual and group therapy
- Civilian mental health nursing experience is creditable.
- Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 47