A program recognized for quality.

Be a leader.  Be a Lipscomb nurse.  

Join a nursing school acknowledged by health care’s most demanding regulators as outstanding and meticulous. You will be part of a program where 100 percent of graduates get the professional work they desire.

As a graduate, you'll provide patient-centered health care to diverse populations in a variety of environments, independently and collaboratively. You'll start your career with skills gained in critical thinking and information management.

Traditional BSN

It's a rewarding journey to get your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Lipscomb.
With the undergraduate BSN program, you will successfully complete four semesters of foundational courses. After completing those prerequisites, you must formally apply and gain acceptance to our program. You'll finish four challenging semesters of classroom, lab and clinical education. Perhaps you'll even serve on a special mission. And then, you'll earn your BSN degree.

The Lipscomb University School of Nursing’s undergraduate BSN program has full approval status from the Tennessee Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. The NCLEX pass rate is 95.3 percent.


Are you a registered nurse with an associate's degree in nursing who wants to advance your career with a BSN? Consider the RN-to-BSN program we offer. It's completely online and accessible to you. You can earn your BSN within 18 months and in some cases with as few as 33 credit hours.

Lipscomb's RN-to-BSN program holds initial approval status from the Tennessee Board of Nursing and is pending accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Accreditation Details

A program committed to creating service-minded leaders in health care.

The mission of the School of Nursing at Lipscomb is to educate baccalaureate nurses to be leaders in providing service to humanity as evidenced by quality, compassionate care that is focused on the holistic needs of patients and their families in the community.

  • We develop and nurture student-centered learning for academic success.
  • We encourage a Christian environment where we mentor, support and impact students, staff and faculty.
  • We promote personal and professional integrity to create a safe and trusting environment.
  • We assist and support each other as we strive to achieve common goals.
  • We recognize and embrace our local and global community.