Whitson-Hester School of Nursing


Welcome to the Tennessee Technological University Whitson-Hester School of Nursing homepage! We appreciate your interest in our School and encourage you to explore the links provided to learn more about the study of Nursing at Tennessee Technological University.

The student group is diverse and consists of students seeking the nursing degree for their initial career, students entering nursing for a career change, current RNs seeking a Master’s degree in nursing, and RNs returning to school for the baccalaureate degree. Interacting with such a diverse group of students and a faculty with a broad range of experience and interests provides opportunity for the personal and intellectual development needed for the student preparing for the role of the professional nurse.


Fall 2018 Upper Division Application is Now Available!

The Upper Division Nursing/Traditional BSN program application is now available online. Applications are due no later than February 1st.

We have currently scheduled HESI A2 dates for 12/20, 01/03, 01/05 and 01/31.  Additional dates may be added based on demand.  Registration information will be posted shortly.

Fall 2017 BSN-DNP Application is Now Available!

We are now accepting applications (through June 30th) for our Fall 2017 BSN-DNP program. Visit Graduate Admissions to apply or contact Dr. Bedelia Russell for more information.

Adjunct Positions Available

Interested in investing in the future of nursing? We are currently seeking adjunct instructors with a MSN degree for several clinical courses. If interested, please complete an adjunct application located here and send an email to Dr. Ann Hellman, undergraduate clinical coordinator at AHellman@tntech.edu.

Extra Information

Please review Career Information Prospective Students for further information about the Whitson-Hester School of Nursing.

If you would like more information, please send an email to one of our Academic Advisors: Mr. Ben Clark at bclark@tntech.edu, Ms. Jamie Gunter at jrgunter@tntech.edu, or Ms. Shanna Rodgers at srodgers@tntech.edu.

The Whitson-Hester School of Nursing is now on Nurses Lounge. Please click here to join the community.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at TTU’s Whitson-Hester School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

The Master of Science in Nursing program (consortium through TN eCampus) is accredited through fall 2019 by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org.

PO Box:

TN Tech University
Box 5001
Cookeville, TN 38505

Fax: (931) 372-6244

Street Address:
10 West 7th Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Office Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (CST).