M.S.N., Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration (R.O.D.P.)

ETSU Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner RODP



100% Online Nursing, M.S.N.
Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration

TN eCampus, formerly Regents Online Degree Programs (R.O.D.P.)

Online Nursing, M.S.N., Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, Program Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is offered through the TN eCampus, formerly Regents Online Degree Program (RODP), and is delivered following the standard protocol established for the delivery of TN eCampus courses and programs. The program includes four concentrations: Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, Nursing Informatics, and Advanced Practice. Courses are offered each semester (fall, spring, and summer) through all six Tennessee Board of Regents universities. The program requires completion of 34-46 semester credit hours depending on the concentration. For more information, please visit www.tn.regentsdegrees.org.


All candidates must apply to the TN eCampus Program before applying to the home school. The TN eCampus application can be found at www.tn.regentsdegrees.org. Admission to the program will be based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants who meet the School of Graduate Studies admission requirements from the designated home school. Additional admission requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing Regents Online Degree Program include:

  • An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee, or the state in which the clinical assignments are completed.
  • Bachelors degree with an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Successful completion of a 3-semester hour or 4-quarter hour undergraduate level statistics course.
  • Submission of all application documentation required by the Graduate School at the home campus to which the student is referred.

Documentation of the above requirements must be included with the application materials submitted to the East Tennessee State University School of Graduate Studies. All applications will be reviewed by the College of Nursing Graduate Admissions Committee.

East Tennessee State University Application deadlines are as follows:

Fall semester deadline is February 1 Spring semester deadline is July 1 Summer semester deadline is December 1

Your Online Nursing, M.S.N., Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, Program

Core Courses

  • NURS 5000 - Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 5001 - Health Care Policy (3 credits)
  • NURS 5002 - Advanced Nursing Research (3 credits)
  • NURS 5003 - Advanced Role Development (3 credits)
  • NURS 5990 - Scholarly Synthesis (3 credits)

Advanced Practice Concentration Courses

  • NURS 5101 - Advanced Health Assessment (3 credits)
  • NURS 5102 - Advanced Health Assessment Clinical (1 credit)
  • NURS 5103 - Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURS 5104 - Advanced Clinical Pharmacology (3 credits)

Family Nurse Practitioner Courses:

  • NURS 5601 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (3 credits)
  • NURS 5602 - Family Nurse Practitioner I Clinical (2 credits)
  • NURS 5603 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (3 credits)
  • NURS 5604 - Family Nurse Practitioner II – Clinical (4 credits)
  • NURS 5605 - Family Nurse Practitioner III (3 credits)
  • NURS 5606 - Family Nurse Practitioner III – Clinical (2 credits)
  • NURS 5609 - Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum (4 credits)

Total Required Coursework: 46 Credit Hours

Source: ETSU 2015 - 2016 Graduate Catalog
Nursing, M.S.N. Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration 

Please Note: Because of state regulatory requirements for nursing programs, students residing outside the state of Tennessee may be required to complete clinical hours in a Tennessee institution or agency. Students wishing to complete clinical courses in their home state may incur additional expenses and/or program time, to cover faculty licensure, travel, and program approval in their state. Regulations governing nursing and higher education vary on a state-by-state basis and cannot always be anticipated in advance of student application to the program. 


This program is being offered at ETSU through a partnership with the TN eCampus, formerly Regents Online Degree Program (RODP).

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