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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)


Effective Summer 2019, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville will no longer admit students to the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) for all concentrations. Additionally, the post-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Nurse Anesthesia has been discontinued at this time.

As the healthcare system continues to evolve, APRNs will assume greater authority and independence for providing a broader range of clinical care than ever before. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Nursing’s move to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) as entry into advanced practice is congruent with the national trend to empower nurses and advance the profession.

For more information about the DNP clinical concentrations, please visit the DNP section of our website.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

MSN programs in the College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and are unconditionally approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The nurse anesthesia concentration is also accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs.