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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated) (BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated) (BSN)

South College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated option) program in Knoxville or Nashville can prepare you to pursue a nursing career in as little as 18 months. Earn your accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s career today!




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Degree Features

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated) (BSN)

  1. Program Duration

    As little as 18 months (full-time) (dependent on academic history)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants to our nursing programs

  3. Location

    Earn your accelerated BSN degree in Knoxville or Nashville

  4. Accreditation Status

    CCNE Accredited

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships, is available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financial aid options for pursuing an a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, contact us today.


Industry Outlook

Healthcare positions are widely considered fulfilling careers with consistently high job satisfaction ratings and a positive job outlook. As a nurse, you would be a vital part of the healthcare team, providing collaborative, interdisciplinary care that leads to excellent patient treatment. Earning a BSN at South College can provide you with the knowledge and skills to be a provider, designer, manager, and coordinator of patient care. Upon graduating, you’ll be prepared to delegate tasks, supervise patient care, and evaluate personnel within a healthcare team. After completing this BSN program, you can also pursue one of the online graduate nursing degree programs offered by our School of Nursing.



Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated) (BSN)

Program Overview

Dreaming of a career in nursing and have a degree in another field already? The BSN Accelerated degree option at South College can prepare students with non-nursing bachelor’s degrees to earn a BSN degree and qualify to take the NCLEX-RN exam in under 2 years depending on academic background. Our BSN Accelerated option is a great way to more quickly earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with hands-on nursing classes designed to equip you with the needed foundational skills and knowledge.

South College


South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs at South College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (

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