In Milligan’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, 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 to prepare nurses to both lead and serve. During their coursework, our BSN 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.

Consider Milligan’s B.S.N. program:

  • High NCLEX pass rates
  • No waiting list
  • Excellent employment placement for graduates
  • Generous need and merit-based scholarships
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Milligan’s 4-year BSN program has no waiting list and excellent placement for grads.

NSCC Transfer Plan

Nursing students at Northeast State co-enroll in 200 level nursing courses at Milligan and transfer in as juniors. Learn more »

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

Graduate Success

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

Admission & Progression

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

Professional Licensure

After completing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements, graduates of the program may apply to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure examination. All applicants for the NCLEX-RN must submit an application for initial licensure and all required documentation to the Board of Nursing in the state in which they will obtain licensure. Graduates are eligible to apply for licensure in all states. California has curriculum review requirements for out-of-state programs in order to apply for licensure. Information for each state is available at

Accreditation & Reputation

The baccalaureate program at Milligan University is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBN).

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Milligan University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


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Course Requirements

View all details and course requirements for this program in the Milligan University Catalog (link below). The Milligan University academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies. Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the Catalog.


Beverly Brown
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Melinda Collins
Ballad Health Chair of Nursing; Director of Nursing; Associate Dean of the School of Sciences and Allied Health; Professor of Nursing

Beth Crouch
Associate Professor of Nursing

Aimee Depriest
Associate Professor of Nursing

Teresa Heaton
Associate Professor of Nursing

Shonna Lane
Associate Professor of Nursing

Lindsey Rufenacht
Instructor of Nursing

Logan Thomas
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Rita Trivette
Associate Professor of Nursing

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