General Program Information
Graduate School Contact:
Jessimine Strauss; firstname.lastname@example.org; (423) 439-6158
Dr. Myra Clark, PhD, FNP-C, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
207 Roy S. Nicks Hall
Dr. Katherine Hall, Graduate Coordinator
293 Roy S. Nicks Hall
The Post-MSN Nursing Education certificate 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.
Prospective students must submit a completed application to the School of Graduate Studies which includes official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate coursework, a completed personal essay, a vitae/résumé, and three (3) professional letters of recommendation. GRE reports are not required. Criteria for admission includes:
- A Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE);
- A “B” average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the nursing major; and
- Licensure in the United States as a registered nurse and eligibility for licensure in Tennessee or compact state.
- Admission to the post-master’s certificate program will be accomplished in the same manner as for the master’s nursing degree program. A minimum of fifteen (15) credits is required for the certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice.
For application terms and deadlines please refer to the College of Nursing website.