M.Sc. Online


East Tennessee State University

12 months
43260 USD/year
43260 USD/year
18030 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the East Tennessee State University is a degree that focuses on advanced knowledge in a particular focus area. 


ETSU offers specialty concentrations in Nursing Administration, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, and the Family Nurse Practitioner.


The Specific Nursing program objectives at the East Tennessee State University are to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and values to:

  • Synthesize specialized knowledge and theories from nursing and related disciplines as an advanced practice nurse;
  • Practice advanced nursing in collaborative interprofessional relationships and in partnership with communities;
  • Manage the health care of clients within current legal, ethical, and professional standards;
  • Design health promotion strategies across the life span and among diverse cultures to improve the health of a community;
  • Apply research findings in advanced nursing practice and the delivery of health care services; and
  • Use leadership skills to effect health policy and promote change.

Programme Structure

  • Fully Online Program
  • 7 nurse managed health centers
  • Rural focus
  • Interprofessional experiences
  • Simulation experience opportunities
  • 100% Pass Rate on PMHNP Certification
  • 98% Pass rate on FNP Certification for 2018

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee or the state in which the clinical assignments are completed.
  • An earned Bachelor's degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Successful completion of a 3 semester hour or 4 quarter hour undergraduate level Statistics course.
  • Graduate students whose native language is not English must complete the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and submit the meet or exceed the minimum scores below. Consult the graduate admission requirements for further details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1442 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    43260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1442 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 601 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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