Tennessee FNP Programs

School Level Program Admissions
Georgetown University Master Online Master's in Nursing
Nursing@Georgetown delivers Georgetown University’s MS in Nursing program online, preparing RNs with a BSN to pursue certification in an APRN specialty: AG-ACNP, FNP, NM/WHNP, or WHNP.
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Nursing at USC Master FNP Program
With the online Master of Science in Nursing program from USC, registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing are prepared to pursue board certification as family nurse practitioners.
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George Mason University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
CCNE Accredited. Prepare to sit for exams from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
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Fairleigh Dickinson University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
CCNE Accredited, courses on pathophysiology, pharmacology, family systems, nursing theory development.
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Campbellsville University Master Online MSN with FNP Track
Discover how to contribute to excellence in healthcare and provide quality, evidence-based and holistic primary care to diverse communities throughout the lifespan.
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Sacred Heart University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
GRE/GMAT Not Required.
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Florida A&M University Master Online MSN: Women's Health
ACEN accredited, part time and full time options.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care
CCNE-accredited program, 100% AANPCB exam pass rates for primary care graduates over the past five years.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Graduate prepared to sit for ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification.
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We found 7 Family Nurse Practitioner Programs in Tennessee, along with many MSN programs.

Graduates of a Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN) are eligible to apply for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) License. Tennessee requires that all licensed registered nurses complete an undergraduate program approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. Undergraduates must then attend a Master's in Nursing Science program.

Online MSN programs in Tennessee

The following schools offer Master of Science in Nursing programs. There are many other programs available in Tennessee, but the following emphasize online learning. The following schools are all approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.

Austin Peay State University

This program offers two tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Nurse Educator (NE). Classes are primarily taught online with some opportunities for on-campus learning. Students may choose full or part-time study options.

Belmont University

This program offers one track- Family Nurse Practitioner. It also gives graduates a foundation for doctoral studies. Classes are taught online and in person. Students may choose between the accelerated or traditional programs, finishing in 15 or 27 months.

Carson Newman University

This program offers one track- Family Nurse Practitioner. Students can complete the program in 32 months. Courses are taught 100% online. Graduates are eligible to take the Family Nurse Practitioner National Certification Exam.

School Level Program Admissions
Georgetown University Master Online Master's in Nursing
Nursing@Georgetown delivers Georgetown University’s MS in Nursing program online, preparing RNs with a BSN to pursue certification in an APRN specialty: AG-ACNP, FNP, NM/WHNP, or WHNP.
Website
Nursing at USC Master FNP Program
With the online Master of Science in Nursing program from USC, registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing are prepared to pursue board certification as family nurse practitioners.
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George Mason University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
CCNE Accredited. Prepare to sit for exams from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
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Fairleigh Dickinson University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
CCNE Accredited, courses on pathophysiology, pharmacology, family systems, nursing theory development.
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Campbellsville University Master Online MSN with FNP Track
Discover how to contribute to excellence in healthcare and provide quality, evidence-based and holistic primary care to diverse communities throughout the lifespan.
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Sacred Heart University Master Online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
GRE/GMAT Not Required.
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Florida A&M University Master Online MSN: Women's Health
ACEN accredited, part time and full time options.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care
CCNE-accredited program, 100% AANPCB exam pass rates for primary care graduates over the past five years.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Graduate prepared to sit for ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification.
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Seton Hall University Master Online MSN - Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
CCNE-accredited program, Primary and Acute tracks.
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Utica University Master Online MS - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Prepare for Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANP).
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Benedictine University Master Master of Science in Nursing
CCNE accredited, 2 year program. Application fees waived.
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Seton Hall University Master Master of Science in Nursing - Health Systems Administration with Case Management
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FNP Programs in Tennessee

View all programs in Tennessee below.
School Program Accreditation Location
Austin Peay State University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) NA Clarksville
Belmont University Master of Science in Nursing CCNE Nashville
Carson-Newman University Family Nurse Practitioner MSN CCNE Jefferson City
East Tennessee State University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CCNE Johnson City
King University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CCNE Bristol
Lincoln Memorial University MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner ACEN Harrogate
Austin Peay State University Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner SACS COC
Middle Tennessee State University Nursing M.S.N. NA Murfreesboro
Southern Adventist University M.S.N. Family Nurse Practitioner ACEN Collegedale
Tennessee State University Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) ACEN Nashville
Tennessee Technological University MSN NA Cookeville
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga MSN Nurse Practitioner CCNE Chattanooga
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CCNE Knoxville
Union University MSN Nurse Practitioner CCNE Jackson
Union University MSN Nurse Practitioner CCNE Jackson
University of Memphis Master of Science in Nursing CCNE Memphis
Vanderbilt University MSN Family Nurse Practitioner CCNE Nashville
Vanderbilt University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CCNE Nashville

Nursing Licensure in Tennessee

The Tennessee Board of Nursing requires that all Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) applicants first hold a Registered Nurse(RN) license in the state of Tennessee or hold a multi-state compact license. RN applicants must attend an undergraduate program approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing then earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Applicants must also become certified as an APRN by the American Board of Nursing Specialties, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence or any other nationally recognized certification agency approved by the Board.

Applicants may also apply for prescribing privileges. Licenses can be renewed every two years. There are 13,428 active APRNs in Tennessee.