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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga enables working registered nurses to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing while maintaining their roles in career and family. Coursework builds upon students' existing nursing knowledge and skills, exploring topics in:

  • Nursing Theory
  • Health Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Leadership/Management


Students are required to attend a one-day orientation on campus.

This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 120 credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Program curriculum: 27 credits
  • Admission to UTC
  • Graduation from an accredited diploma or associate degree nursing program
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Current RN license*
  • Practicing as RN

*Current licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee or multistate privilege to practice is required. This state is a member of the Nurse License Compact granting nurses to have one multi-state license in participating states. Non-resident students will need to check with both the school and their state of residence for approval to complete this degree program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)