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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Overview

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga / School of Nursing is located in Chattanooga, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Post-Master's Certificate) Certified nurse anesthetist
(Post-Master's Certificate) Gerontology acute care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
(Post-Master's Certificate) Nurse education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Gerontology acute care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse anesthesia
(Post-Master's Certificate) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 33
Doctoral Degrees 14
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Thesis Optional
Qualifying exams, professional project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT (if applicant does not have MSN)
Professional project
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Thesis Alternate accepted
Practicum, seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
47
Accepted
45
Enrolled
100%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, minimum GPA of 3.0, eligibility for Tennessee RN license, 1 year of direct patient care experience
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT (if applicant does not have MSN)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for highest degree earned
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN, minimum GPA of 3.0, eligibility for Tennessee RN license, one year of direct patient care experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

131
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.29%
Black or African American 8.4%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 3.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.05%
Unknown 1.53%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Diabetes in women, health care for elderly, alternative medicine, hypertension, nurse anesthesia
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
985,388

Location & Contact

Address Department 1051
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37403
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Smith
Director
Email: chris-smith@utc.edu
Phone: 423-425-1741
Fax: 423-425-4668

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