General Program Information
Graduate School Contact:
Don Rice; firstname.lastname@example.org; 423-439-6158
Dr. Myra Clark, PhD, FNP-C. Director of Graduate Program
207 Roy S. Nicks Hall
Dr. Katherine Hall, Graduate Coordinator
293 Roy S. Nicks Hall
The Nursing Education concentration offers a Post-Master’s certificate for nurses who have completed a Master of Science in Nursing degree. This customized special studies concentration provides education and training in the nurse educator role.
Application deadlines are as follows:
Beginning with admissions for the Summer 2018 term, the following application deadlines (dates for all materials to be received by the School of Graduate Studies) are:
Fall Admission May 1
Spring Admission September 15
Summer Admission February 1
Admission to the program will be based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants who meet the College of Graduate Studies admission requirements from the designated home school.
Additional admission requirements for the Nursing Education Certificate Program include:
A masters degree in nursing from an accredited program (NLNAC or CCNE)
Satisfactory completion of the following courses at the master’s level:
Advanced Pathophysiology 3 semester hours
Advanced Pharmacology 3 semester hours
Advanced Health Assessment 3 semester hours
Advanced Health Assessment-Clinical 1 semester hour
Eligibility to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee or the state in which clinical assignments are completed.
Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
TOEFL score of 600 if native language is not English
A written document prepared by the applicant that includes a resume, a discussion of prior professional experience, future career goals, and reasons for pursuing the certificate program.
Letters of recommendation from at least three persons (a minimum of one academic) familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and experience in nursing practice.