The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received initial approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in December 2003, with full approval granted in September 2008. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2016. The Master of Science in Nursing program received initial approval in November 2016. The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Asheville Learning Site received initial approval from the North Carolina Board of Nursing in February 2016.
Knoxville & Nashville
The Bachelor of Science program offered at the Knoxville and Nashville Learning Sites are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc. (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975- 5000, www.acenursing.org). ACEN approved the Substantive Changes report regarding the addition of the BSN program at the Nashville Learning Site in January 2017; Continued Accreditation granted in January 2018 following an on-site review.
Knoxville, Nashville & Asheville
The application for initial accreditation for the BSN and MSN programs offered at the Parkside (Knoxville) Learning Site, the Nashville Learning Site, and the Asheville (NC) Learning Site was approved by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in January 2017(One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, tel: 202-887- 6791, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). A site visit will be conducted in September 2018.