Doctorate On Campus


University of Tennessee Knoxville

36 months
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The College of Nursing offers the Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP), designed for BSN or MSN graduates or those with a BSN and a Master’s degree in a business or health related field, who are interested in earning a clinical doctorate in nursing. The Nursing program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.


Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program are expected to:

  • Integrate nursing science with other disciplines as the basis for the highest level of evidence-based advanced nursing practice to address health disparities and to improve the quality of healthcare.
  • Demonstrate and promote professionalism, advocacy, social justice, equity, ethical principles, and scientific integrity in advanced nursing practice.
  • Engage in and promote intra and inter-professional collaboration in clinical practice models, health policy, and standards of care for individuals, families, and communities across culturally diverse populations.
  • Generate system and outcomes research and analyze evidence from nursing and related sciences to translate findings into practice.
  • Utilize current and emerging information systems/technology to support, evaluate, and improve: nursing care, healthcare systems, and patient and population health.
  • Synthesize and use appropriate theories, concepts and scientific data to support, evaluate and improve patient and population health.
  • Assume leadership in advanced practice, health policy, mentoring, scholarship, and scientific inquiry.
The Nursing program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health and Health Care Policy 
  • Nursing Leadership in Complex Systems 
  • Philosophy of Scientific Practice 
  • Evidence Based Practice and Translational Resea
  • Ethical and Societal Issues within Healthcare 
  • Transformation of Healthcare 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

      • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
      • A non-refundable application fee 
      • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
      • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
      • Departmental application
      • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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