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:

George Mason University: Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. CCNE Accredited, prepares for ANCC and AANP exams.

Regis College: multiple online Master of Science in Nursing programs. Specialty tracks include Pediatric NP, Family NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Women’s Health NP or Adult-Geriatric NP. ACEN Accredited. Also offers an Online DNP 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.

Consider a Featured Online FNP Program currently accepting applicants:

Nursing @ Simmons : online Master of Science in Nursing program. CCNE Accredited.
APRNs can earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice online in as little as two years from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Nursing @ Georgetown: online MS in Nursing program. Earn in as few as 19 months.

Nursing @ USC: online Master of Science in Nursing program. RN and BSN required.

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