DNP & PhD Programs in Tennessee


There are 7 nursing schools in Tennessee that provide DNP & PhD program. We gathered some key information about each school to help you learn more about the schools' characteristics and the programs they provide.

Where applicable we also list weighted average NCLEX pass rate of the students who attended the schools in the last 3 years.

East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN

Programs offered
  • PhD
  • DNP

Lee University
Cleveland, TN

Programs offered
  • DNP

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Programs offered
  • DNP

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center
Memphis, TN

Programs offered
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
  • DNP

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Programs offered
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
  • DNP

Union University
Jackson, TN

Programs offered
  • DNP

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Programs offered
  • PhD
  • DNP