Tennessee FNP Programs

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.

Consider a Featured Online FNP or DNP Program currently accepting applicants:
Nursing @ USC Online Master of Science in Nursing program RN and BSN required
George Mason University Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner concentration CCNE Accredited
Regis College Online Master of Science in Nursing
Online DNP
ACEN Accredited
Norwich University Online Master of Science in Nursing CCNE accredited
Nursing @ Simmons Online Master of Science in Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice online
CCNE Accredited
Nursing @ Georgetown Online MS in Nursing program Earn in as few as 19 months.

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.

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.

FNP Programs in Tennessee

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Belmont University

Nashville
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City
  • Family Nurse Practitioner MSN - CCNE Accredited

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate
  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner - ACEN Accredited

Southern Adventist University

Collegedale
  • M.S.N. Family Nurse Practitioner - ACEN Accredited

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Chattanooga
  • MSN Nurse Practitioner - CCNE Accredited

Union University

Jackson
  • MSN Nurse Practitioner - CCNE Accredited
  • MSN Nurse Practitioner - CCNE Accredited

Vanderbilt University

Nashville
  • MSN Family Nurse Practitioner - CCNE Accredited

MSN Programs in Tennessee

View all Master of Science in Nursing programs in Tennessee.
Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - NA Accredited

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - CCNE Accredited

King University

Bristol
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - CCNE Accredited

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro
  • Nursing M.S.N. - NA Accredited

Tennessee State University

Nashville
  • Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - ACEN Accredited

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville
  • MSN - NA Accredited

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Knoxville
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - CCNE Accredited

University of Memphis

Memphis
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited

Vanderbilt University

Nashville
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - CCNE Accredited