Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in Tennessee
Featured Accredited Online Programs
Other Schools with MSN Programs in Tennessee
University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Tennessee Technological University
1 William L Jones Dr.
Cookeville, TN 38505
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
East Tennessee State University
807 University Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37614
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
1331 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Middle Tennessee State University
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Tennessee State University
3500 John A Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209
211 Kirkland Hall
Nashville, TN 37240
Tennessee MSN Degree Prerequisites
Tennessee nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as either an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP).
To enroll in a MSN degree program in Tennessee, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in Tennessee and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of Tennessee RN to MSN programs
Those holding Tennessee RN certification have most likely already earned their Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) degree. This is typically a four year training program at a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Contact your school of choice to learn more about their specific MSN program prerequisites.
Tennessee MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In Tennessee, there are typically four specific areas that MSN degree seeking students may choose to specialize in. These include:
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Check with the Tennessee Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of Tennessee grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In Tennessee, online nursing degree programs are increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the convenience of nursing distance learning programs. As long as the online MSN program is nationally accredited, earning your MSN degree online is accepted and honored by the state of Tennessee.
Tennessee MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in Tennessee. Keep in mind there is also a large selection of online MSN programs available to the Tennessee RN.