Skip Navigation

Program Curriculum RN to BSN

Austin Peay State University School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

RN Students may pursue the BSN on a part-time or full-time basis. The following reflects upper division course requirements for RN students.


*NURS 3010

Concepts of Professional Nursing

3 credit hours

NURS 3120/3123

Nursing Assessment for RNs/lab

3/1 (4) credit hours

NURS 3150


1 credit hour

NURS 3180


2 credit hours

NURS 3210


3 credit hours

NURS 4050/4051

Community and Public Health Nursing/Clinical

 3/3 (6) credit hours

 NURS 4070/4071

Leadership and Management of Professional Nursing/Clinical

 3/3 (6) credit hours

NURS 4080

Trends and Issues of Professional Nursing

2 credit hours

NURS 4120

Clinical Integration for RNs

3 credit hours

*NURS 3010 Professional Nursing Concepts is offered every semester and must be taken during the first semester in the RN to BSN program.


RN Admission is processed on a continuing basis.

APSU RN to BSN Application


Austin Peay State University School of Nursing is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

For questions regarding the RN to BSN program or admission, please call Gerri Gass, (931) 221-6472; or email


Austin Peay State University, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.  It is committed to education of a non-racially identifiable student body.