Master of Science in Nursing / Holistic Nursing
Tennessee State University

Program Details

The master’s degree in Holistic Nursing from Tennessee State University provides students with perspectives on holistic philosophy, ancient healing traditions, complementary and alternative interventions, self-care, and self-healing to help meet patients’ healthcare needs. Students in this online nursing program gain the skills necessary to advance their practice to treat patients across the lifespan.

Nurses can pursue a wide range of possibilities after graduation, including aromatherapy, homeopathy, acupuncture, massage therapy, parish nursing, pastoral counseling, nurse coach, or therapist. This online program is designed for working Registered Nurses, with both part-time and full-time options available. 

TSU’s Holistic Nursing master’s degree program:

  • Emphasizes care of the whole human
  • Examines the interaction of physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, environmental, and other factors
  • Focuses on patterns and causes of illness, not symptoms
  • Views disease and suffering as opportunities for healing and growth
  • Promotes health education, prevention, self-awareness, self-exploration, self-care, and self-responsibility

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