Austin Peay's Bachelor of Science in Nursing helps open the door to the professional
and graduate worlds.
Whether you plan to seek employment post-graduation or head to graduate school, our
doctoral-trained faculty in the School of Nursing will prepare you to be a leader
in the healthcare industry. The baccalaureate program offers two tracks, a pre-licensure
BSN and a RN-BSN completion. Each track is designed to meet the ANA Standards of Clinical
APSU School of Nursing Baccalaureate Program Outcomes
The Austin Peay State University baccalaureate nursing program will prepare students
Provide care that is safe and effective
Respond to a dynamic health care environment
Demonstrate cultural competence in providing individual and population health care
APSU School of Nursing Baccalaureate Student Learning Outcomes
The Austin Peay State University baccalaureate nursing students will be able to:
Collaborate in safe, cost effective care using evidence-based practice to support
optimal client health outcomes
Integrate knowledge about current healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments
Employ effective oral, written, and technological communication skills when interacting
with colleagues, clients, and the health care system
Demonstrate culturally competent health promotion and disease prevention interventions
for individuals and populations
Exhibit professionalism and professional values that include altruism, autonomy, human
dignity, integrity, and social justice
The program at Austin Peay has been great for building my confidence and showing me
that Austin Peay nurses really do make some great nurses.
Associate Professor of Nursing
I love making an impact on the health care of our community by educating future nurses.
'17 Nursing major
My hands-on internship experience was more than just shadowing someone; the real work
I did solidified my desire to be a nurse.
Jessica Sheers' experience at Austin Peay helped her land a coveted internship at
the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
School of Nursing Austin Peay State University McCord, Room 218 P. O. Box 4658 Clarksville TN 37044 Telephone: (931) 221-7710 Fax: (931) 221-6490