Tennessee State University
3500 John A Merritt Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner - Postbaccalaureate certificate
RN to BSN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing Program (AASN) prepares graduates to work as registered nurses (RNs) in a variety of select patient care settings. The program is offered on the Main TSU Campus and the Volunteer State Community College Campus.
Upon successful completion of the AASN program required courses and the comprehensive exam requirement the student is eligible for graduation and the NCLEX-RN licensure examination.
RN to BSN Program Details
The Division of Nursing has a Career Mobility Program for RNs to earn a BSN degree. RN students are admitted through the same process as regular students. Admission is once a year in the summer, and the length of the program is one calendar year (3 semesters). Students may enter the program after completing all general education requirements. Upon admission, students can have a total of six hours remaining of pre-requisites in the areas of communication, general electives, or humanities.
BSN Program Details
Our Students Learn:
-Core Nursing Concepts
-How to Analyze Health Problems at All Levels
-How to Communicate Effectively With Clients From a Diverse Background and Other Health Professionals
-How to Apply Training to Become a Significant Contributor to Health Care in Their Local Community
MSN Program Details
The Tennessee State University Master of Science (M.S.) in Nursing Program is the only land based and state supported MSN degree program in Middle Tennessee. It is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, and received outstanding evaluation reports at the most recent accreditation review. The TSU School of Nursing is unique in that many students concentration.
The three concentrations offered in the MSN Program are:
-Family Nurse Practice leading to certification as a family nurse practitioner
-Nursing Education, leading to the CNE, Certified Nurse Educator credential, and
-Holistic Nursing, leading to certification in holistic nursing.
All three concentrations are offered both as the major degree and as post-graduate certificates. Flexible scheduling of courses includes both day, evening and online class options for students, with students participating in both part-time and full-time study. Deadline for application for the Fall Semester is July 15th, for Spring Semester, November 15th, and for Summer Semester, March 15th.