Master of Nursing Science / Family Nurse Practitioner
Tennessee State University

Program Details

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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Tennessee State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Must have a BSN degree from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing program and a current RN license eligible for practice in Tennessee