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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-Martin provides registered nurses with the specialized knowledge and skills required to pursue leadership positions and advance their careers. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • ​Trends & Issues in Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Assessment
  • Advanced Health Care
  • Community Health Care
  • ​Leadership & Management
  • ​Research in Nursing


This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 123 credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Nursing courses: 37 credits
  • Associate degree or diploma in nursing
  • Current unencumbered RN license in the state of residence
  • Completion of prerequisite non-nursing courses
  • Complete Nursing 350 Transition to Professional Nursing in place of Nursing 321
  • Completion of 58 semester hours from an accredited four-year school (may include challenge exams)

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)


Not authorized for residents of Iowa and Kansas. Field placements may be limited in other states, including NC-SARA states. Students located in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Territories of Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands may not enroll in UT online programs at this time.