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Earn your Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in Tennessee

Earn your Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in Tennessee

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.

 

 

Earn your Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in Tennessee

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.

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Accreditation

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES

State Authorization (Asheville, Atlanta, Knoxville, Nashville, Orlando)

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 approval in November 2016. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received approval in February 2020. The Post-Graduate Certificate programs received approval in August 2021. 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, with full approval granted in May 2019. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Atlanta Learning Site received initial approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing in September 2018. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Orlando Learning Site received initial approval from the Florida Board of Nursing in November 2021.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs offered at South College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE). The South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) effective October 13, 2021. The address for COA is: 10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906, Rosemont, IL 60018-5603, Phone number: 224-275-9130, website address: http://www.coacrna.org. Additionally, during the same October 2021accreditation meeting, the COA granted the following two items for the South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program: (1) Approval of Distance Education Courses, and (2) Approval of Waiver of Graduate Degree Requirement.

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