Academic Affairs

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs


Academic Areas

Service Learning and
Civic Engagement

Orientation for
First Year Students

University Testing Center 

Our Programs

Tennessee State University offers:

  • 2 associate's,
  • 38 bachelor's,
  • and over 20 master's degree programs

--as well as seven doctoral degrees in:

  • Biology,
  • Computer Information Systems Engineering,
  • Education Administration,
  • Teaching and Learning,
  • Physical Therapy,
  • Psychology,
  • and Public Administration.


Each degree program is described in detail under its respective college. Tennessee State's high academic standards are evidenced by its various program accreditations.

Academic Programs

The University offers academic programs through seven colleges:

Academic Programs also include the Honors College and Air Force ROTC / Aerospace Studies The University also offers distance and continuing education, nontraditional student evening and weekend programs, and off-campus programming through the Avon Williams Campus.

Libraries and Media Centers

  • Dr. Murle Kenerson, Interim Director
  • Glenda Alvin, Assistant Director
  • Dr. Karen Gupton, Coordinator, Media Centers


Explore TSU for yourself. Visit campus, learn more about life in Nashville,
and discover the heart of our exciting TSU Tiger community. 

Apply for admission, request information,
or contact Tennessee State University today:

Undergraduate Admissions
P. O. Box 9609
888-463-6878 toll-free
615-963-5101 voice
615-963-2930 fax

Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 145
615-963-7371 voice

Tennessee State University has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges since 1946 to award baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tennessee State University of Tennessee.