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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Overview

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center / College of Nursing is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Registered nurse first assistant
(Post Master's Certificate) Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
(Post-Doctoral Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Post-Doctoral Certificate) Pediatric primary care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Advance practice nursing
(Post-Doctoral Certificate) Psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner
(Post-Doctoral Certificate) Pediatric acute care nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 78
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

215
Applied
106
Accepted
79
Enrolled
49%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline August 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements RN license, minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN, APN license, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$13,420
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

275
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.18%
Black or African American 25.82%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

63
Total faculty
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 11
Male (12)
Female (51)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Efficacy of a cognitive behavioral group intervention and its influence on symptoms of depression and anxiety as well as caregiver function; quality of life and sexual function in women who undergo vulvar surgeries; influence of prenatal and early childhood environments on health and developmental trajectories across childhood; interaction between physical activity, diet, genetics, insulin resistance, and obesity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,238,210

Location & Contact

Address 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 1045
Memphis, TN  38163
United States
Contact Dr. Wendy Likes
Dean
Email: wlikes@uthsc.edu
Phone: 901-448-6135
Fax: 901-448-4121

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