Welcome to Nursing!





The next admission cycle will open in January 2020 for Fall 2020 admission to the AASN program and Summer 2020 admission to the RN-BSN program. 


Admissions for the BSN program is suspended until further notice. All programs continue to be accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing, LLC (ACEN). Please contact Dr. Maria Revell at mrevell1@tnstate.edu with any questions about the bachelor's (undergraduate/BSN) program.



Nursing:  a local, national  or international professional,  
                     you have options!

Start Today! Develop a skill-set for a Growing Industry!

Our society is in need of skilled nursing professionals to serve our changing population. At TSU, you'll learn to intervene to meet patient and family needs under the direction of faculty members who are dedicated to your professional advancement. Learn to communicate effectively with both clients from diverse backgrounds and your professional healthcare colleagues, while making a difference in the lives of others.

Our programs provide an excellent opportunity to be well prepared to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination or National Certification examinations and to apply your nursing education to positions in hospitals, health care clinics, schools, businesses, and industry, or serve individual clients as you make a significant contribution to the healthcare services in your community.

In the School of Nursing each program is designed to enhance the skills of the nursing student to their maximum potential for:

  • functioning in a changing society,
  • delivering safe, culturally sensitive nursing care,
  • and promoting intellectual and professional maturity.

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Courses fit YOUR Schedule | Superior Placements

Invest in your future. Choose from affordable TSU program options to fit your schedule, whether you are just entering the field or pursuing an advanced degree. You will enjoy coursework delivered through real-time video and Web-enhanced or online classes, as well as traditional classroom instruction. Excellent clinical placements in major hospitals and health care agencies throughout the Nashville metro area and beyond offer you the hands-on, practical experiences you need to succeed in providing effective patient care.

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Undergraduate Admissions 
P. O. Box 9609
Nashville, TN 37209

888-463-6878 toll-free
615-963-5101 voice
615-963-2930 fax


Graduate Admissions 
P.O. Box 145
Nashville, TN 37209

615-963-7371 voice
  615-963-7219 fax