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Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses accelerated program for Registered Nurses provides a unique alternative to the traditional method of pursuing a bachelor's degree. This program is designed as a transformational learning experience leading to personal and professional skill development to meet the needs of Registered Nurses previously prepared at the ADN or diploma level.

  • 32 semester hours of nursing courses; core education requirements based on previous academic record of completion
  • Cohort-based learning online or on site format. On site format is one night per week and one additional class once every three weeks.
  • Easy transfer from Associate’s degree or diploma programs
  • Students may start the program immediately after graduation from an Associate’s degree RN program
  • Clinical assignments are incorporated within courses to integrate new knowledge and demonstrate attainment of outcomes 

The admission calendar for nursing allows students to be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. King University reserves the right to change a cohort start date.

CCNE Accreditation

RN-BSN is also available online.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The School of Nursing programs are fully approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, and are a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Helpful Links for future Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses Students


Tracy Slemp - Dean, School of Nursing

Michelle Cash - RN-BSN Program Coordinator

Christy Blevins

Karen Bordwine

Mica Brown

Terry Cooper

Amy Edmison

Olga Eisenhower

Julia Ferguson

Amy Knowles

Sherry Love

Rhonda Morgan

Penny Neal

Jessica Price

Andrea Robertson

Teri Sellstrom

Nursing Coursework

To view all required courses for a RN-BSN click here.

For Nursing course descriptions click here.

For the RN-BSN Student Handbook click here.

For RN-BSN plan of study click here.

For RN-BSN fact sheet  click here.

Laptop Requirement

The RN-BSN program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


For information about accreditation click here.



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