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
  • Dr. Janet Walsh, Coordinator, Avon Williams Campus Library


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