Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)


The 4-year B.S.N. degree is preferred by most nursing leaders and provides the best opportunities in today’s job market, including one of the highest starting salaries in any field. You’ll find that a B.S.N. is a requirement for many positions. It is also the entry point for graduate studies, nurse practitioner, and nurse anesthetist programs.

Curriculum & Experience

At Milligan, you’ll learn everything from examining patients and treating their immediate needs, to educating people about healthcare and long-term conditions. Quality nursing education is combined with an excellent liberal arts curriculum at Milligan. During their coursework, our B.S.N. students have the opportunity to work with several major medical centers, smaller urban hospitals and clinics, community health centers, modern rural hospitals, primary care clinics, home health programs, and parish nursing programs at local churches.


The nursing faculty at Milligan are clinical experts in their particular practice areas. Their academic credentials, practical “real-world” experiences, continued professional research and development, and national professional certifications combine to provide a quality nursing education. Furthermore, they are dedicated to your academic, personal, and spiritual growth.


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBN) and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Graduate Success

Nearly every graduate is employed or accepted to graduate school at the time of graduation.

Financial Aid

Significant aid is available for qualified B.S.N. students. Through a combination of scholarships, grants, and loan funds, a student’s remaining out-of-pocket costs can be very manageable. Contact the Admissions Office for more information. Visit the scholarships page to view a list of external scholarships and resources that may help you meet your needs.

Admission & Progression

Read about our admission and progression policies in our Nursing Program HandbookContact us for more information.


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Milligan College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (