Applied Science in Nursing
Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing is designed to prepare nurses who can assess patient needs, develop a plan of care, implement the plan of care skillfully, and evaluate the effectiveness of the care given. Students must be accepted into the University and be advised by the School of Nursing faculty to assure they are completing the required courses for the AASN degree program.
The program is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN; 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326; 1-404-975-5000). The course of study includes 24 credits of university and general education hours and 36 credit hours of nursing courses. The program requires 4 semesters of nursing courses following admission into the program. Upon the successful completion of the AASN program required courses and the comprehensive exam requirement the student is eligible for graduation and can take the NCLEX-RN Licensure Examination.
For more information, write:
School of Nursing-Associate Degree Program
Tennessee State University
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Campus Box 9590
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
Phone: (615) 963-5265
Open Nursing Advisement Sessions
Main Campus-Humphries Building
3 : 00pm-5:00 pm
Vol State Campus-Betty Gipson Hall
Avon Williams Campus
LPN-RN Career Mobility Program
Room 253 - By Appointment O nly