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The overall goal of the Master of Science in Nursing program (also available online) is to prepare the registered nurse for an advanced practice role in nursing within the context of Christian beliefs, values, and behaviors. All specialty tracks meet the necessary requirements of eligibility for the graduate of the MSN program to write the national certification examination as appropriate.

The goal for the Post Master’s Certificate program is to prepare those with a masters in nursing for an additional area of advanced nurse practice within the orientation of Christian beliefs, values, and behaviors. An individual course of study is designed for the applicant to complete the requirements to write the national certification examination in the area of specialty.

The MSN Program at Carson-Newman University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( and approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.

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