***Admissions are currently suspended for the Traditional AAS and the LPN to RN Career Mobility Specialties.  We are in the process of revising both programs.  In the meantime, there is more than one educational pathway leading to degrees in healthcare at Tennessee State University.  Please visit the College of Health Sciences page at:  http://www.tnstate.edu/health_sciences/  . The BSN admissions are currently suspended.***

School of Nursing

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. 

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 health care 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 health care services in your community.

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.

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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 us and see the campus, learn more about life in Nashville, and discover the heart of our exciting TSU Tiger community. Apply for admissionrequest information, or contact Tennessee State University today.

For information regarding the School of Nursing, please contact:
Dr. Windia Wilbert
Interim, Executive Director

For information regarding the AASN Program, please contact:
Dr. Courtney Nyange
Interim, ASN Program Coordinator

For information regarding the BSN Program, please contact:
Dr. Pinky Noble-Britton
Interim, BSN Program Director

For information regarding the MSN Program, please contact:
Dr. Maria Revell
MSN Program Director