Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
Fully-accredited & State-supported
The Tennessee State University Master of Science (M.S.) in Nursing Program is the only land based and state supported MSN degree program in Middle Tennessee. It is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, and received outstanding evaluation reports at the most recent accreditation review. The TSU Division of Nursing is unique in that many students concentration.
The three concentrations offered in the MSN Program are:
All three concentrations are offered both as the major degree and as post-graduate certificates. Flexible scheduling of courses includes both day, evening and online class options for students, with students participating in both part-time and full-time study.
Deadline for application submission for the Fall Semester is June 15th, for Spring Semester, October 15th, and for Summer Semester, February 15th.
Submit the following to the Graduate School:
The Graduate School will forward all admission materials to the Division of Nursing once the packet is complete.
Division of Nursing MSN Admission Requirements:
State Online Validation: If you are interested in the RODP online program or Holistic concentration, please verify that you are in a state that permits MS Nursing online degrees from TSU. This information can be obtained from http://www.tnstate.edu/online/documents/Website%20Notification%20Regarding%20State%20Authorization.pdf
Required University Immunization Information: There are immunization requirements for university entry. It is imperative that you validate these immunizations. Please see information at http://www.tnstate.edu/campus_life/healthservices.aspx for how to validate immunization requirements for Tennessee State University.
Tuition and Fee Information
Tuition and fee information can be obtained from the bursars office - http://www.tnstate.edu/bursar/fees%20and%20charges.asp Note links to an estimate for specific fees related to instate and out of state cost, eRate, and other fees along with an explanation for these fees are located here as well. These can facilitate your understanding of the estimate of the educational cost.
MSN Comprehensive Examination
Candidates for the MSN degree are required to successfully pass a comprehensive examination covering the professional field of study - http://www.tnstate.edu/graduate/comprehensiveexams.aspx. The comprehensive examination for the MS Nursing program is designed to test the student's ability to apply principles, as well as the student's skill in demonstrating safe, sound, evidence-based graduate nursing concentration capabilities.
For information regarding the MSN Program, please contact: