About the College

Welcome home to your College of Nursing! Whether you are interested in the baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree, you can find what you need at ETSU.  We offer several options towards achieving your baccalaureate degree: traditional four-year, accelerated second degree, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN. Our master’s programs consist of the Clinical Nurse Leader and the Regent's Online Degree Program. Also, we offer a number of specialty options in our DNP program: adult nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, gerontological nurse practitioner, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, and nursing administration. Students can enter the DNP program either after they have completed a master’s degree or a baccalaureate degree.  Post-doctoral certificate options are also available in many of the specializations. Finally, we offer an exceptional PhD program. The RN to BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, and PhD programs are offered in an online and blended format.

If you are not familiar with the campus at ETSU, you must make an appointment to come and see us soon! We are nestled in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and our campus is welcoming. We have 10 nurse-managed clinic sites that serve the regional area and students are able to have unique clinical experiences there. There are also many clinical opportunities at the exceptional hospitals and health care agencies in the area. Most importantly, we have very accomplished faculty who enjoy mentoring their students and we look forward to influencing the next generation of nursing leaders.

It is the motto of ETSU that we want to be your regional university, but we especially want you to feel like you are coming home to your College of Nursing. Come be a part of this dynamic College. Look over our website and contact us when you are ready to find out how you can enroll in one of our outstanding programs.

ETSU College of Nursing Fact Sheet

Dr. Wendy Nehring

Dr. Wendy Nehring, Dean
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Welcome home to your College of Nursing! Whether you are interested in the baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree, you can find what you need at ETSU.  We offer several options towards achieving your baccalaureate degree: traditional four-year, accelerated second degree, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN. We also offer a number of specialty options in our master’s program:  adult nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, gerontological nurse practitioner, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, clinical nurse leader, nursing administration, and the Regent’s Online Degree Program.  Post-master’s certificate options are also available in many of the master’s specializations. Finally, we offer an exceptional PhD program which currently meets on weekends to increase access to the program for busy nursing professionals.

If you are not familiar with the campus at ETSU, you must make an appointment to come and see us soon! We are nestled in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and our campus is welcoming. We have five nurse-managed clinics that serve the regional area and students are able to have unique clinical experiences there. There are also many clinical opportunities at the exceptional hospitals and health care agencies in the area. Most importantly, we have very accomplished faculty who enjoy mentoring their students and we look forward to influencing the next generation of nursing leaders.

It is the motto of ETSU that we want to be your regional university, but we especially want you to feel like you are coming home to your College of Nursing. Come be a part of this dynamic College. Look over our website and contact us when you are ready to find out how you can enroll in one of our outstanding programs.