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Nursing (Accelerated), ABSN

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #407 (QS) , TN,
The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated)  from University of Tennessee Knoxville is to offer individuals with non-nursing baccalaureate or higher degrees the opportunity to complete a nursing program in less time than a traditional baccalaureate program.

About

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) defines the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated)  programs as those that can be completed in 12 to 18 months. 

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Nursing program is a 12-month accelerated program, not an abbreviated program. For those individuals who have the right balance of intellectual ability, time management skills, emotional fortitude, and personal and financial support, an accelerated BSN program can be the ideal entry into practice.

Program features:

  • 12-month program (Summer 2019 start: June – May), to be completed in three full-time semesters
  • Direct transfer of previous baccalaureate degree credits
  • Minimum prerequisite course requirements
  • Excellent clinical experiences at major hospitals, community clinics, health departments, schools, and other health care facilities in the region
  • Highly qualified faculty who are experienced teachers, researchers, and leaders in nursing and health care
  • Technology-enhanced classrooms and accredited simulation laboratory facilities
  • Outstanding preparation for the NCLEX, the national licensing exam for RNs—UT College of Nursing graduates consistently exceed both the state and national pass rates

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      12-18 months
  • Credits
    47 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations for ABSN Students
  • Clinical Immersion
  • Health Assessment
  • Pathophysiology
  • Professional Nursing/Leadership for ABSN
  • Nursing Care of Adults
  • Psych/Mental Health For ABSN 
  • Pharmacology for ABSN
  • Nursing Research for ABSN

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    523

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General Requirements

  • Step 1: Complete and submit an application: Apply to UT beginning August 1 by becoming a VIP (Vol in Progress) or through the Common Application.
  • Step 2: Have your high school/or college send us official transcripts electronically (PDF) or mail them: If you have completed any high school course work outside the United States, it might be necessary to have an evaluation of your transcript 
  • Demonstrate English proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency unless you are a US citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Submit financial documentation (F-1 or J-1 visa status).
  • Submit a copy of the photo page of your international passport.
  • Apply for an appropriate US visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54348 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54343 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    54348 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54343 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    26712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26713 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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