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Vanderbilt University – Online ASN to MSN Degree Program2018-09-12T02:33:15+00:00

Vanderbilt University – Online ASN to MSN Degree Program

Program Overview

According to Vanderbilt University:

“Do you have a goal of expanding your career potential by earning a Master of Science in Nursing degree and becoming an advanced practice nurse? Vanderbilt offers a flexible, accelerated RN Pre-Specialty program that helps you reach your goals within two calendar years. Through modified class schedules and distributed course delivery formats, you can learn from where you live without relocating or giving up your employment.”

At a Glance

Total credit hours 23
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation Vanderbilt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the School of Nursing is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete
  • Full-time: Two (2) semesters
  • Part-time: Five (5) semesters
Admission requirements According to Vanderbilt University, applicants must have 78 semester hours or 120 quarter hours of transferable college credit which must include:

  • 6 semester hours of English
  • 9 semester hours of Social Science
  • 6 semester hours of Humanities
  • 3 semester hours of Lifespan Development
  • 11 semester hours of Natural Science (must include Human Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology)
  • 3 semester hours of Statistics
  • 2–3 semester hours of Nutrition
  • 38 semester hours of remaining credit from an accredited college/university

Applicants must be eligible to practice in the state where they will be completing their clinical practica and/or preceptorship. Non-RN applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for nursing licensure in Tennessee.