Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

MSN/PMC Program Outcomes

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is preparing skilled, experienced advanced practice nurses who are increasing access to quality health care for people everywhere.

Not only is Vanderbilt School of Nursing creating more flexible ways to study and earn the MSN degree, we are also employing innovative approaches and offering widespread opportunities for experience in clinical practice.

Hallmarks of our MSN program include:

Vanderbilt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelors, masters, professional, and doctor’s degrees.

Contact SACSCOC for questions about accreditation of Vanderbilt University:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    1866 Southern Lane
    Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
    Phone: 404-679-4500
    Website:  www.sacs.org

The School of Nursing is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. Vanderbilt School of Nursing was a charter member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Nursing, which later was incorporated into the National League for Nursing (NLN).

The master’s, post-master’s certificate and doctor of nursing practice nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC  20036; (202) 887-6791.

The Nurse-Midwifery program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME).

  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550
    Silver Spring MD 20910-6374
    Phone: 240-485-1800
    Fax: 240-485-1818
    Website:  www.midwife.org
  • U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20202
    Phone: 1-800-872-5327
    Website:  www.ed.gov

MSN Applicants

Be sure to check our Admissions Requirements, review the Application Checklist and  apply online https://apply.vanderbilt.edu/apply. You will also find information about Financial Aid and Housing on our website. If you have questions or need assistance, contact our Admissions team by email or phone (toll free: 1-888-333-9192).

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