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RN-BSN Overview

Working Registered Nurses can earn a BSN with the convenience of online courses at a fully accredited university. Each year, we offer two online cohorts, allowing students to begin working on their BSN in either January and August. The Gateway Program enables working registered nurses to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing while maintaining their roles in career and family.

  • All coursework is 100% online.
  • New cohorts begin in August and January of each year.
  • Four semester (16 month) program
  • Orientation is held on campus prior to the start of the program.
  • Apply by November 15 to start classes the following January, or June 15 to start in August.

We're Focused on You

  • Your professional academic advisor will help chart an individualized course of study.

  • Our technology coordinator will guide you through our online classes.

  • Faculty are available to you by phone, e-mail, video conference, or a face-to-face visit on campus.

Get Started Today!

Photo of Emily MartinContact Emily Martin by calling 423-425-5624 or emailing gateway@utc.edu to map out a BSN completion plan tailored to your educational experiences and needs. 

CCNE logoThe baccalaureate degree in nursing at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.