Keys to Success
This program requires you to be committed, focused, and eager to provide the best possible care to patients of all ages. A commitment to lifelong learning, critical thinking, inquisitiveness, and collaboration are all important to success in this field and in this program.
South College is eager to support our students in any way we can. Our experienced faculty members are available to provide one-on-one mentoring, and the distance learning platform includes discussion forums so students and faculty can communicate and collaborate. Also, students may complete the clinical portion of the program at an approved location near their homes or workplaces.
This is the most advanced family nurse practitioner program offered by South College.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate and associate levels.
The South College Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program with Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner received initial approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in August 2017.
NURSING PROGRAM CCNE INITIAL ACCREDITATION – Notice for Solicitation of Comments
The South College School of Nursing is undergoing an accreditation review for the baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN) and master’s degree program in Nursing (MSN) by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) with an onsite visit scheduled for September 5-7, 2018. We invite the opportunity for you to submit written comments. Written third-party comments must be received by CCNE by August 15, 2018. All comments are to be directed to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K St., NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
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Total Program and Degree Length
Total Program Credits*: 74 (BSN-MSN) 148 (RN-MSN) 254 (RN-BSN-MSN)
Degree Length: 18 months full-time enrollment
*South College operates on the quarter system, offering the possibility for more flexibility and more options for our students.
Program Tuition Rate
Please contact Admissions at 865-288-8750.
South College offers flat-rate tuition, which provides students the opportunity to take more hours for a lower cost. 10-18 hours is the same cost regardless of how many hours are taken.