Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Your Path to the Traditional BSN

Now Accepting Spring 2022 Applications


Think. Work. Serve.

Nurses are essential in the healthcare field today. They collaborate with other healthcare professionals providing high quality patient care in multiple settings.

The Traditional B.S.N. Program at Tennessee State University provides an instructional environment that teaches students how to provide holistic, ethical and culturally sensitive care to clients across the lifespan.

Strong/Effective leadership qualities will also be developed through participation in professional and community-based collaborative projects. With exceptional education and a bright career outlook, the Traditional B.S.N. Program at Tennessee State University is one of the best steps you can take towards a successful and fulfilling future in healthcare. You will complete the program ready to Think. Work. Serve your community.

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quotes TSU made me well prepared to become a nurse. One thing each professor I encountered taught me was to be fearless and compassionate no matter what I am facing. quotes

-Akelah Earl, Class 2015

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Participants in the Program Will:

  • Use a systematic framework for making clinical decisions to deliver safe and effective nursing care for the health promotion, maintenance, and restoration of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Critique current research evidence to promote the provision of safe delivery of care to clients.
  • Use effective oral, written and current technology to collaborate with health care and transdisciplinary teams in establishing relationships that promote appropriate client outcomes.
  • Appraise ethical situations to promote engagement in activities that support advocacy, collaboration, social justice and leadership as health care professionals.

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