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Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Next class is August 31 to September 4, 2014

This is an online program. The emphases in the DNP are:

  • Lifestyle Therapeutics
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner–Adult/Gerontology
  • Acute Care Specialization

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Master of Science in Nursing

The emphases in the MSN are:

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner—Adult Gerontology
  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator (available on campus and online)
Dual Degree—Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration
Our dual-degree, MSN and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Administration, prepares you for management and administrative roles in many health care settings. Many of the MBA courses are also available online.
RN to Master of Science in Nursing

This program is for those who are registered nurses with an associate's degree or diploma in nursing. The student moves through a combination of BS and MSN course work and receives an MSN degree (with no baccalaureate degree).

The emphases in the MSN are:

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner—Adult Gerontology
  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator (available on campus and online)

Post-master's Certificate

The emphases in the post-master's certificates are:

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner—Adult/Gerontology
  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator (available on campus and online)

Do you want to learn more about health care issues or emerging health policy? Do you hope to lead the way in providing quality care? Are you looking for a degree program in the Chattanooga area?

Develop Your Healing Touch

Each year Southern helps nurses realize their dreams of an advanced degree and a satisfying personal and professional life. We work with you to balance personal, family, and work schedules to complete your degree and advance your career.

Pursue your degree on your choice of timetable: full time, part time, or on our accelerated schedule.

Online Classes

For information about taking classes online and for a list of available courses, visit Southern Online or call 423.236.2087.

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MSN degree student in assessment lab    

Questions?

Email or call for information about everything from admission to graduation. 

Diane Proffit
MSN Enrollment Counselor

dproffit@southern.edu
423.236.2957


Graduate Faculty

Bonnie Freeland—D.N.P., F.N.P. (1998)
Associate Professor of Nursing

D.N.P., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
M.S.N., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
B.S., Southern Adventist University

freeland@southern.edu
423.236.2968

 

MSN-Master's degree in nursing faculty Holly Gadd

Holly Gadd—Ph.D., F.N.P. (2000)
Graduate Program Coordinator and Professor of Nursing

Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University
F.N.P., Midwestern State University
M.S.N., Loma Linda University
B.S., Andrews University

hgadd@southern.edu
423.236.2961

Jeff Gates—Dr.P.H (1998)
Associate Professor of Nursing

Dr.P.H., Loma Linda University
M.Ph., Loma Linda University

jgates@southern.edu
423.236.2156

MSN-Master's degree in nursing faculty Jaclynn Huse

Jaclynn Huse—Ph.D. (2003)
Professor of Nursing

Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
M.S.N., Southern Adventist University
B.S.N., Southern Adventist University

jhuse@southern.edu
423.236.2987

Barbara James—D.S.N. (1991)
Dean and Professor of Nursing

D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington
B.S., Southern Adventist University

bjames@southern.edu
423.236.2942

MSN-Master's degree in nursing faculty Frances Johnson

Frances Johnson—D.N.P., N.N.P. (2008)
Professor of Nursing

D.N.P., Rush University
M.S., Andrews University
B.S., University of Texas at Arlington

francesj@southern.edu
423.236.2973

Michael Liedke—D.N.P., ACNP-BC (2009)
Assistant Professor of Nursing

D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., Emory University
B.S., Southern Adventist University

bjames@southern.edu
423.236.2942


 

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