School of Nursing

Hands-on Healthcare

Update: The AASN program application deadline has been extended to July 01, 2019. 

NOTE:  We are now taking applications for admission to the AASN program for Fall 2019 and the RN to BSN program for Summer 2019. 

Admissions for the BSN program have been suspended for the Fall 2018 class forward, until further notice.  Admissions for the MSN program remains unaffected. All programs continue to be accredited by ACEN.

Thank you for your interest in our nursing programs.  

NOTE: Regular updates about the nursing program may be obtained at this website. Additional questions about the bachelor's (undergraduate) program can be directed to Dr. Maria Revell at

About the Program

The School of Nursing and each of its nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing and are approved by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing

The School of Nursing reflects the philosophical concepts of the university. As a component of the School of Nursing each program is designed to enhance the skills of the nursing student to the maximum potential for:

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

 Our Mission

Enjoy Helping People?

Become the best possible health care professional you can be, and help meet the growing demand for skilled nursing professionals to serve our changing population. Start on the path to your nursing career at Tennessee State University, where our exceptional faculty members are dedicated to your professional advancement.

Explore nursing concepts as you learn to analyze health problems and intervene to meet patient and family needs. 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, 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.

Fit Your Schedule | Online Courses

Invest in your future. Choose from affordable TSU program options to fit your schedule, whether you’re just entering the field or pursuing an advanced degree. You’ll 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.


All Nursing Programs at Tennessee State University are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 1-404-975-5000.

Why wait? Explore TSU for yourself.

Visit campus , check out  life in Nashville , and discover the heart of our exciting TSU Tiger community. Apply for admission request information , or contact Tennessee State University today:

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