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Military Medic to BSN
Bridge Program Option - Nashville, TN

BSN Bridge Option for Military Medics – Nashville Campus

Take full advantage of the deep experience you’ve earned in the service and transition into a rewarding career in nursing.

By enrolling in Herzing University’s Military Medic to BSN option in Nashville, Tennessee, you can bridge to a BSN degree and jumpstart a new career with many opportunities for advancement.

  • Simulation labs at our Nashville campus create an engaging, interactive environment where you can practice with faculty members, revisit key skills and concepts, make mistakes in a safe space, and build confidence
  • Our adaptive learning approach allows students to engage with learning material in a variety of formats, facilitating engaging online interactions with immediate feedback
  • Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, technical support, support services, and library services
  • Curriculum includes preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)

Our Nashville campus is located east of the city near the junction of I-40 and Stewarts Ferry Pike. There is a required on-campus element in the program, but your general education courses may be completed online.

Our goal is to be as flexible as possible to accommodate your needs as a student and help you reach your goals.

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Curriculum

Nashville Military Medic to BSN option classes & curriculum details

The BSN Bridge option in Nashville features a comprehensive nursing curriculum focusing on health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention, and illness and disease management throughout the lifespan. There are three main components of the program:

  • On-campus. Complete core coursework on campus in Nashville.
  • Online. You may complete your general education courses online.
  • Clinicals. Clinical experience is vital to thrive in your new career as an RN.
ProgramMonthsiCredits
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Bridge Option28120

i. Average number of months for students to complete program

Required Courses in Nursing

Required Courses in Nursing 55.00 semester credit hours are required.

Dual Credit Option for Taking Graduate Level Courses

Dual Credit Options are available for the Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison and Minneapolis locations for students who qualify. This option is not available for New Orleans, Tampa or Orlando students. See Academic Information for full requirements under title Dual Credit-Undergraduate Students Taking MSN Program Courses. Undergraduate Course Graduate Course Equivalency NSG 321 Advanced Leadership and Management  NU 530 Organizational Systems and Behaviors NSG 324 Evidence Based Practice in Nursing  NU 560 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice NSG 421 Nursing Informatics  NU 525 Technology and Nursing Informatics in Advanced Practice NSG 423 Policy, Trends, & Ethics in Nursing  HA 610 Health Policy and Management See Academic Information for full requirements under title Dual Credit-Undergraduate Students Taking MSN Program Courses.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in the BSN program must complete a minimum of 41.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours must be upper level (300- to 400-level courses). The Herzing University General Education offerings are listed below. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for additional information on general education requirements. 12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications EN 104 – English Composition I EN 111- Information Literacy EN 116 – Speech EN 304 – English Composition II 14.00 Semester Credit Hours in in Science  SC 154 – Anatomy and Physiology I for Nurses SC 254 – Anatomy and Physiology II for Nurses SC 166 – Microbiology SC 186 – Chemistry 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities HU 140 – Cultural Diversity HU 340 – Humanities and Contemporary Popular Culture 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics MA 109 – College Algebra MA 320 - Statistics 3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social or Behavioral Science PS 101 – Psychology Note: Transfer students may transfer courses that are within 1.00 semester credit hour of the courses listed above to meet these discipline requirements. Any resulting deficiency in the total of 41.00 semester credit hours required in general education may be made up with general education electives from any of the listed disciplines. Science courses being transferred in from other institutions must meet the nursing program science requirements.

Special General Education Grading Requirements for Nursing Support Courses

 

The following science courses must be completed with a grade of "B" (80%) or better. Only two attempts are permitted for each course and a student who fails to successfully complete in the maximum attempts is subject to dismissal from the nursing program.

 

A student who is dropped from the nursing program for failing to achieve the minimum grade specified in the courses listed above, but who otherwise meets the academic standards of the University may transfer to another Herzing degree program and/or may appeal to reapply to the BSN nursing program in a future semester.

Tuition & Cost

28 months | 120 credits

$556 per credit tuition

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Tuition & Cost

Our goal is your career advancement. That’s why we are always working to improve our curriculums and processes to make our BSN Bridge option as affordable as possible while preparing you best for success in your work.

U.S. Veterans and Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers may be eligible for a 10% tuition discount or a tuition discount to $250 per credit.

You may also qualify for a wide variety of Chapter and Federal benefits including Post-911, Montgomery GI Bill, Federal Tuition Assistance, and more.

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Requirements

Nashville Military Medic to BSN option enrollment requirements

Our BSN Bridge option in Nashville offers the opportunity for many types of military medics to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing, including:

  • Air Force Medical Technicians
  • Army Combat Medic (68W)
  • Army Practical Nursing Specialist (MOS 68C)
  • Hospital Corpsman (E-1 HR, E-2 HA, E-3 HN and above)
  • Navy Hospital Corpsman (HM)

To be considered for admission into the program, you must meet the following additional criteria:

  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent (Diploma, HSED, or GED)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5i
  • Earn a minimum score of 58.7 on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) from the Assessment Technology Institute (ATI)

If you do not meet the GPA or TEAS requirements, you may be eligible for our Associate in General Studies - Pre-Nursing program as an alternative pathway. Please contact admissions for further details.

i. Students with 18 or more transferable collegiate credits will be assessed on their collegiate cumulative GPA. Otherwise, the high school GPA will be used.

Careers

Find your calling as a registered nurse

You can explore many different career opportunities as a BSN-prepared RN.

While earning a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) can expand your duties to advanced practice across many specialties, you can also pursue different specialty roles with a BSN, including pediatrics, neonatal/NICU, oncology, neuroscience, Operating Room (OR)/surgical, and much more.

With enough experience you may consider advancing to roles in nursing education or nursing leadership. Keep in mind degree requirements may vary, including an MSN or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).

We offer degree pathways to help you reach as high as you want to climb in the field of nursing.

Job outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is expected to rise 6% from 2021-2031, about as fast as the average across all U.S. occupations.

Now is a great time to begin earning the education you need to find a great job in healthcare, build a foundation for career growth and make an impact in your community. You can join a growing career path representing many unique career opportunities.

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Herzing University - Nashville

100 Centerview Drive, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37214-3439
(615) 206-2858

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