Accreditation

UT is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program in the College of Nursing is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The Tennessee Board of Nursing granted the College of Nursing initial approval to reactivate the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program November 30, 2012 with students enrolling Fall 2013 in the BSN program.

Tennessee Board of Nursing
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Heritage Place Metro Center
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
phone: 1-800-778-4123

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) in the College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington DC 20036-1120
phone: 202-887-6791
fax: 202-887-8476

The DNP Nurse Anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: 847-692-7050; FAX: 847-692-6968

CCNE Accreditation

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) in the College of Nursing is currently accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2014. The College of Nursing DNP program is currently undergoing self-evaluation for reaccreditation and has submitted a self-study document to CCNE in December 2013; the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is scheduled to conduct an on-site evaluation for the DNP program on February 3-5, 2014.

CCNE provides opportunity for program constituents to submit, in writing, comments regarding an educational program’s qualifications for accreditation status.

Electronic Campus

The UTHSC College of Nursing is a member of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Electronic Campus for distance education courses, programs and services offered through many institutions of higher education in the southeastern United States.

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Contact Information

UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
901-448-6128
Fax: 901-448-4121
Toll Free: 800-733-2498

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