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CCNE logo The Baccalaureate degree in nursing program, MSN Program, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, ETSU-TTU Joint DNP, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at East Tennessee State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


Notice: Regulatory requirements governing student clinical vary by state and are subject to change. Clinical placement outside of Tennessee is contingent upon approval by the appropriate regulatory bodies and will be evaluated on an individual basis upon admission to the program.

East Tennessee State University offers many programs of study which lead to the ability to be licensed or certified in a profession by individual states. Each program is listed below with information whether the program's curriculum meets a state's educational requirements for licensure or certification.

  • Bachelor’s in Science in Nursing (BSN)

    The College of Nursing has determined that its Bachelor’s in Science in Nursing (BSN) program curriculum meets the educational requirements for licensure and/or certification for the following states:



    Alaska
    Arkansas
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    Florida
    Georgia
    Hawaii
    Indiana
    Kansas
    Maine
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Nebraska
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Rhode Island
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Virginia
    Wisconsin

     


    For all other states, the college has not yet made a determination whether the Bachelor’s in Science in Nursing (BSN) program curriculum meets state specific requirements for licensure and/or certification.
    These states include:

    Alabama
    Kentucky
    New York
    Texas
    Arizona
    Louisiana
    Ohio
    Utah
    California
    Minnesota
    Oklahoma
    Vermont
    Colorado
    Montana
    Oregon
    Washington
    Illinois
    Nevada
    Pennsylvania
    West Virginia
    Iowa
    New Hampshire
    South Carolina
    Wyoming
    Idaho


    Students with questions about licensure or certification should contact the appropriate licensing agency in the state of interest.

    Each State Board of Nursing can be found on the website for the National Council of State Boards of
    Nursing (www.ncsbn.org).

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    The College of Nursing has determined that its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program curriculum meets the educational requirements for licensure and/or certification for the following states:


    Alaska
    Arkansas
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    Florida
    Georgia
    Hawaii
    Indiana
    Kansas
    Maine
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Nebraska
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Rhode Island
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Virginia
    Wisconsin

     

    For all other states, the college has not yet made a determination whether the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program curriculum meets state specific requirements for licensure and/or certification for the following states:


    Alabama
    Kentucky
    New York
    Texas
    Arizona
    Louisiana
    Ohio
    Utah
    California
    Minnesota
    Oklahoma
    Vermont
    Colorado
    Montana
    Oregon
    Washington
    Illinois
    Nevada
    Pennsylvania
    West Virginia
    Iowa
    New Hampshire
    South Carolina
    Wyoming
    Idaho

    Students with questions about licensure or certification should contact the appropriate licensing agency in the state of interest.

    Each State Board of Nursing can be found on the website for the National Council of State Boards of
    Nursing (www.ncsbn.org)

  • Master of Science in Nursing

    The College of Nursing has determined that its Master of Science in Nursing program curriculum meets the educational requirements for licensure and/or certification for the following states:



    Alaska
    Arkansas
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    Florida
    Georgia
    Hawaii
    Indiana
    Kansas
    Maine
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Nebraska
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Rhode Island
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Virginia
    Wisconsin

     

     For all other states, the college has not yet made a determination whether the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program curriculum meets state specific requirements for licensure and/or certification.
    These states include:

    Alabama
    Kentucky
    New York
    Texas
    Arizona
    Louisiana
    Ohio
    Utah
    California
    Minnesota
    Oklahoma
    Vermont
    Colorado
    Montana
    Oregon
    Washington
    Illinois
    Nevada
    Pennsylvania
    West Virginia
    Iowa
    New Hampshire
    South Carolina
    Wyoming
    Idaho

    Students with questions about licensure or certification should contact the appropriate licensing agency in the state of interest.

    Each State Board of Nursing can be found on the website for the National Council of State Boards of
    Nursing (www.ncsbn.org).

  • Tennessee Joint Doctor of Nursing Practice (TN Joint DNP)

    The College of Nursing and their partner, Tennessee Tech University Whitson-Hester School of Nursing, has determined that its Tennessee Joint Doctor of Nursing Practice (TN Joint DNP) program curriculum meets the educational requirements for licensure and/or certification for the following states:



    Alaska
    Arkansas
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    Florida
    Georgia
    Hawaii
    Indiana
    Kansas
    Maine
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Nebraska
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Rhode Island
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Virginia
    Wisconsin

     

    For all other states, the college has not yet made a determination whether the Tennessee Joint Doctor of Nursing Practice (TN Jt DNP) program curriculum meets state specific requirements for licensure and/or certification for the following states:

    Alabama
    Kentucky
    New York
    Texas
    Arizona
    Louisiana
    Ohio
    Utah
    California
    Minnesota
    Oklahoma
    Vermont
    Colorado
    Montana
    Oregon
    Washington
    Illinois
    Nevada
    Pennsylvania
    West Virginia
    Iowa
    New Hampshire
    South Carolina
    Wyoming
    Idaho


    Students with questions about licensure or certification should contact the appropriate licensing agency in the state of interest.

    Each State Board of Nursing can be found on the website for the National Council of State Boards of
    Nursing (www.ncsbn.org).

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