Department of Nursing

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Accreditation/Approval Status

The Tuskegee University Department of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE. Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: (404) 975-5000.  Last Site Visit: October 21-23, 2008.

The Program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing, RSA Plaza Suite 250, 770 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130; Phone: (334) 742-4060.  Last Program Review:  February 8, 2007.

 ADMISSION, RETENTION AND PROGRESSION

ADMISSION

Consistent with the mission and policies of the University, the Department of Nursing is committed to a program, which allows the admission, retention and progression of any student capable of achieving the required standards. Applications for admission are welcomed from men and women who have maturity, high and consistent motivation to learn, and the potential for success in the program of studies leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  ...More

DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL CONVICTIONS AND ARRESTS AND BACKGROUND CHECKS   

Students admitted to the Department of Nursing must report any arrests or legal convictions including, but not limited to misdemeanors, felonies, sexual offender convictions or governmental sanctions.  The Department of Nursing reserves the right to release relevant information regarding a student’s criminal history to appropriate clinical agency representatives.  Failure to report arrest or legal convictions will result in dismissal from the Department of Nursing. 
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HISTORY

 

Tuskegee Institute Training School of Nurses was registered with the State Board of Nursing in Alabama in September 1892 under the auspices of the John A. Andrew Memorial Hospital to give instruction to young men and women of color who desired to learn the art of caring for the sick.  The increasing demand for trained nurses in the South necessitated the establishment of a regular three-year diploma program for nurses at Tuskegee Institute in 1908, thereby enabling curricular courses offered to carry Institute course designations and credits. ...More

NURSING ADMISSION TESTING REQUIREMENTS  (Professional Phase)

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS):

As a part of the admission criteria for the professional phase the Department of Nursing requires a score of 80% on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). The TEAS measures basic essential skills in the academic content area of reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage.  ...More 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL PHASE OF NURSING

Application priority deadline date is on/or before November 28 for summer enrollment and June 1 for Fall semester enrollment.   Applications must be accurate and typed.  ...More 

 

RN to BSN ADMISSION

Registered Nurse Admission Requirements.    Graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs who hold current licensure in the state ofAlabama may complete requirements for the B.S.N. in the Department of Nursing.   Tuskegee University Department of Nursing offers a flexible plan for registered nurses, which leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  ...More

RN to BSN CURRICULUM 

Admission of Registered Nurse Students

 

Tuskegee University Department of Nursing offers a flexible plan for registered nurses, which leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  The plan's flexibility of course scheduling and individualized clinical arrangements reflect the faculty's philosophy about independent learning opportunities for all students enrolled in the Department of Nursing.