The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) through the Regents Online Campus Collaborative
(ROCC) is a collaborative effort among Colleges of Nursing in the Tennessee Board
of Regents system to educate nurses and fill nursing shortages in the health care
industry. Links below will take you to the ROCC website for specific program information. Click here for the ROCC main information page.
Admission to the program will be based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants
who meet the Graduate School admission requirements. Additional admission requirements
for the Master of Science in Nursing Regents Online Degree Program include:
- Eligibility to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee or the state in which clinical
assignments are completed. Appropriate licensure/authorization must be obtained during
the first semester following admission to the program.
- Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- A written document prepared by the applicant that includes a resume, a discussion
of prior professional experience, future career goals, and reasons for pursuing graduate
- Letters of recommendation from at least three persons (a minimum of one academic)
familiar with the applicantâ€™s academic and professional background and experience
in nursing practice, specifying in detail the applicantâ€™s capabilities for graduate
study and for future practice as an advanced practice nurse.
- A Bachelors Degree:
All candidates must apply to the Regents Online Degree Program (RODP) and University
of Memphis as the home school. The RODP application can be found at www.rodp.org.The
U of M application for admission may be submitted online at http://www.memphis.edu/gradschool/admproc.php. A printable application can also be obtained at this site.
The application and all materials should be submitted to the Graduate School. Once
the application file is complete, an application to the Loewenberg School of Nursing
must be completed. Applicants will be notified by mail of the admission decision.