Students seeking admission into the DNP Nurse Practitioner Concentration in either the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Adult Gerontology (ACNP-AG) or the Family Nurse Practitioner Lifespan (FNP) specialties must meet the admission requirements of both the Graduate School and the UTC School of Nursing.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
- Minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale
- RN experience and unencumbered licensure in the state of Tennessee or multi-state RN license if Tennessee is not the student’s state of residence.
- Minimum of one year of acute/critical care experience for the ACNP-AG specialty or minimum of one year of direct patient care experience for the FNP specialty.