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First Semester FNP Students

Students seeking admission into the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner Program must meet the admission requirements of both the Graduate School and the UTC School of Nursing MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Program. We will begin reviewing applications for this program on October 1st for entry in the following summer term.  Applications will continue to be accepted after the review date.  

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale, at least one year of direct patient care experience, and documentation of all items requested as part of the application. Post Master’s Certificate applicants are not required to submit GRE or MAT scores and must instead provide proof that they have a Master’s of Science in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Important Application Information

You now have the opportunity to apply to the University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s DNP and MSN programs through NursingCAS, the centralized application service for nursing. When you create your NursingCAS account the first page you will be directed to is the “Full Programs List” where you can search for and select your program(s) of interest. If you have already created your NursingCAS account you can navigate to “Full Programs List” by clicking on the “Manage My Programs” button on the application homepage. In the “Program Materials” section for any programs selected you can view the full details and requirements on the program homepage(s). You will only be required to complete the Nursing CAS application process initially. You will not be required to apply to the UTC Graduate School unless you are recommended for entry into the program.

Academic transcripts will need to be submitted to UTC by your Academic institution's Office of Records.  A Transcript Request Form can be downloaded through the CAS system application once you have selected your "College Attended" in the Academic History section of your application. 


**Application deadline has been extended to December 1st, 2015**

When can I start my application on NursingCAS?

Applicants may create an account on NursingCAS and start their application now. Please ensure that you use the following link: Note that applicants are charged a fee to use NursingCAS. For graduate level degree programs, you will be charged $65 for the first program selected and $35 for each additional program selected.

Questions about NursingCAS?

NursingCAS has a dedicated customer service team available to applicants. Contact customer service for any questions or concerns including inquires about application status, verification, receipt of supporting materials, how to complete the application, upload documents, or submit reference requests.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Phone: 617-612-2880