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Graduate Nursing

Graduate Nursing Student on campus

The deadline for Fall admission for Graduate Nursing has been extended to June 1st 2024.

The graduate nursing program at APSU prepares graduates to make significant contributions to the overall improvement of health and essential professional practice standards in a variety of settings. Providing a positive impact across the patient’s lifespan is a goal of the APSU Graduate Nursing program.

There are three concentrations for our MSN program:

FNP and PMHNP students accepted into the graduate nursing program experience enhanced learning and networking through two on-campus intensives. During these visits, faculty mentors guide students in learning essential skills/competencies for the advanced role of choice. Students report that these on-campus visits are FUN and they enjoy the socialization with peers and faculty.

The APSU School Nursing graduate nursing program strives to have a personal relationship with its students and to offer an affordable pathway to graduate nursing education. APSU has the lowest graduate tuition per/credit hour in the state of Tennessee. Students can earn their MSN at APSU for less than $21,000 (tuition only/in-state).



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The master's nursing program at Austin Peay State University, located in Clarksville, Tennessee, is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the master's nursing program is Initial accreditation. View the public information disclosed by ACEN regarding this program here

Tennessee Board of Nursing

The master's nursing program at Austin Peay State University is fully approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. 

State of Tennessee Department of Health
Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation
Division of Health and Related Boards
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243

Website: http://tennessee.gov/health