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Nursing
(A.A.S.)

Due to COVID-19 social distancing mandate, there are temporary changes to Nursing admissions procedures. Please carefully review instructions concerning email/electronic submission requirements for February 2021.

Nursing offers a variety of workplace environments.

Nurses work in various hospital areas from pediatrics to emergency departments. Outside of the hospital, nurses are found in the home healthcare industry, long-term care facilities, clinics, schools and more. Whatever career path is chosen, the ever-changing nature of healthcare provides nurses many occasions for professional growth and lifelong learning. Employment opportunities are available, with area starting salaries of approximately $40,000 or more. 

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The Columbia State nursing program follows a competitive admissions process. Nursing applicants are admitted twice a year (during Fall and Spring terms) into the nursing program.

 

Nursing Program Information

 

Nursing Application Information

 

Nursing Courses

Major Restricted - Students must be formally admitted to the program, in addition to college admission, to be eligible to take discipline courses.

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“Columbia State was an option that allowed me to stay close to home and my family while also being at one of the best nursing schools in the state.”

~Gabbi Platt, graduate with Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing. For Platt, attending Columbia State is a family traditions as all three of her siblings and her mother graduated from Columbia State.

Gabbi Platt

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Accreditation

The nursing program has full approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The program is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
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