The University's accrediting body SACSCOC, states in order to maintain compliance with accreditation standards, students must earn one-third of their coursework with Austin Peay faculty.
As you are aware, The Austin Peay State University School of Nursing (SON) is a rigorous program with a focus on high-quality academic standards. In maintaining these standards, the University Administration has stated, beginning fall 2016, students will not be able to graduate without the required number of graduate hours taught by APSU faculty.
The SON is prepared to make sure the courses you need to complete the curriculum will be available to you and taught by Austin Peay faculty. If at any time you believe you are in jeopardy of not meeting residency, please contact your advisor.
The University is requiring each student to complete the below form “Acknowledgement of Requirements for Award of Graduate Degree”. By agreeing with each statement, typing your name on the signature line, and submitting the form, you acknowledge that you have been made aware of this policy and understand its purpose.