Online Nursing Degree & Certificate Programs

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Online Nursing Degree & Certificate Programs

10% Tuition Discount for Members of Tennessee Nurses Association

Carson-Newman University is proud to offer a 10% tuition discount for our online RN-BSN, MSN-FNP and Post-Master's FNP Certificate programs to members of Tennessee Nurses Association.

The following benefits are available to TNA members and their families:

• 10% Tuition Discount*
• Waived Application and Transcript Evaluation Fees
• Military Discounts Available
 

Choose Carson-Newman for Your Online Nursing Degree

  • 100% Online Coursework (not including clinicals, practicum or residency)
  • Benefit from a Dedicated Student Success Advisor
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Programs that integrate Faith and Learning
     

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

RN-BSN Program Highlights and Outcomes

  • Learn from caring expert faculty who are active nurse practitioners in their communities
  • Graduate in as few as 14 months (based on transfer evaluation)
  • Licensed RNs can receive up to 90 hours of credit
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Allows most RNs to qualify for advancement opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable at the ADN/ASN level

 

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

MSN-FNP Program Highlights and Outcomes

  • Graduate ready to take the national FNP certification exam
  • Stress-free clinical placement support in your local area
  • Position you to serve as an autonomous primary caregiver, and even in your own practice in some states
  • Graduate in as few as 32 months
  • One short on-campus residency, allowing you to meet your classmates and instructors in person
  • Learn from expert nursing faculty who are active nurse practitioners in their communities
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing
  • BSN Required

 

Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

PMC-FNP Program Highlights and Outcomes

  • Graduate ready to take the national FNP certification exam
  • Stress-free clinical placement support in your local area
  • Position you to serve as an autonomous primary caregiver, and even in your own practice in some states
  • Graduate in as few as 24 months
  • One short on-campus residency, allowing you to meet your classmates and instructors in person
  • Learn from expert nursing faculty who are active nurse practitioners in their communities
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing
  • MSN Required

 

The Carson-Newman Online Experience

The Carson-Newman online nursing programs allow you to earn your nursing degree at a pace that works for you. Our flexible schedule is meant to cater to the needs of working nurses.

  • Accessible and Supportive. Materials are available 24/7 and Carson-Newman's faculty is extremely responsive in providing support and real-time feedback to students. A dedicated Student Success Advisor provides guidance and acts as a resource to round out a supportive learning experience.
  • Faith and Learning. Through an intimate online learning experience, professors connect with you on your college journey in a caring, Christian community. Through faith and learning, Carson-Newman provides a life-changing education where students come first.

  • An Intimate Learning Environment. The online learning environment promotes a sense of community and connection. You’ll interact with peers, professors, and faculty. In the process of earning your degree, you’ll build a lifelong career network.

  • Evidence-Based Practice. Carson-Newman students are taught to use evidence-based practice to make informed decisions about patient care. You’ll integrate research, clinical expertise and the best evidence on hand to conduct assessments and provide the most effective care possible. 
  • ​​​​A Holistic Approach. Carson-Newman nursing students are active participants in caring for patients. Carson-Newman nursing students do more than support recovery, they take a holistic approach. Our graduates provide extra care for patients by promoting a healthy lifestyle and finding resources that positively affect patients’ lives.

 

Classes Begin

  • RN-BSN: February 18, 2019 and May 6, 2019
  • MSN-FNP: May 6, 2019
  • PMC-FNP: May 6, 2019

 

* 10% Tuition Discount is available for eligible affiliates and members of Tennessee Nurse Association (TNA) and their immediate family members; where “immediate family members” means a spouse or dependent children of such persons. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only – books, materials, supplies or fees are not included. Tuition reduction does not apply retroactively. Applicants MUST provide membership ID, association email address or association letterhead for tuition discount to be applied. Military discounts may be available for qualified applicants.

Program Distinctions

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

2018-19 College of Distinction – Nursing Program

2018 Best Value Regional University by U.S. News & World Report

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