Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The University of Tennessee – Chattanooga

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.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges