The MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner program from Tennessee State University prepares nurses to advance their practice in settings that have a high need for healthcare services. This online nurse practitioner degree program is designed for working Registered Nurses, with both part-time and full-time options available.
Family Nurse Practitioners have advanced nursing skills in working with individuals across the lifespan. Courses explore how to deliver holistic care, conduct client examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, and prescribe medications. Students have the option to complete the program with either a nursing project or thesis.
The curriculum includes topics such as:
- Primary care for adult-gerontology clients
- Health policy
- Primary care for pediatric clients
- Nursing research
- Primary care for female clients
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License
- Must have a BSN degree from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing program and a current RN license eligible for practice in Tennessee