The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program will prepare leaders in nursing and healthcare who can affect change, apply informatics and data management skills, translate research into evidence-based practice, influence health and social policy for diverse populations, and shape positive health system outcomes. The program is offered in an Online/Blended format in which students complete most coursework online with required on-campus intensive sessions each semester.
Concentrations are available in Executive Leadership, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033, telephone (404) 679-4500, or Website with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.