Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Nursing
Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title: A.A.S. Degree in Nursing
Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title including concentrations: (No concentrations are provided.)
CIP Code: 51.3801
SOC 1: 29-1140
SOC 2: 29-1141
SOC 3: 29-1000
A program of study designed to prepare individuals to be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
1. Performance on licensure exam: The annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for first time takers will meet accreditation and state requirements.
2. Program Completion: Sixty percent (60%) of students will complete the program within one hundred-fifty percent (150 %) of the program length.
3. Job Placement Rates: Eighty-five percent (85%) will be employed within six to twelve months post-graduation.
Professional Accrediting Body: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
State Agency/Entity Oversight: Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBON)
Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded:
The graduate will be eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN. Upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam, licensure as a registered nurse is awarded by the state regulatory body.
Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT): N/A