Our quality programs provide students the opportunity to advance in a successful nursing career.
Baptist College offers a quality education to students who have “a calling” and aptitude to become successful nurses and to nurses who are ready to explore their career potential for growth and advancement from a baccalaureate through the doctoral level.
Program offerings available:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Division of Nursing Mission, Vision, and Values
Congruent with the mission, vision, and values of Baptist College, the nursing faculty are committed to preparing graduates for careers of service and leadership by providing a comprehensive professional nursing education within an integrated environment of learning and Christian principles.
To fulfill its mission, the nursing faculty share a commitment with the College to:
- Educate students to value competence, caring and collaboration in their roles as members of the interprofessional health care team.
- Develop students to become engaged learners, scholars, and leaders in the nursing profession.
- Provide curricula that reflect a strong general education and scientific foundation.
- Create a collaborative and supportive learning environment in which students are encouraged to develop intellectually, socially and spiritually.
- Contribute positively to the health status of the community.
- Foster an atmosphere of respect for cultural diversity and the dignity of all persons.
- Promote and reward excellence in teaching, professional practice and scholarly activity.
To be distinguished regionally for innovation and excellence in nursing education that prepares nursing graduates to transform health care.
The shared values of the learning community are:
- Service as an expression of Christian Values
- Continuous Improvement
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791).
The baccalaureate nursing program is also approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing (Health Related Boards 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243, 1-615-532-5166; tn.gov/health).
The doctor of nursing practice program has been granted initial approval by the Tennessee Board of Nursing (Health Related Boards 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243, 1-615-532-5166; tn.gov/health).