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Earn a Degree Beyond Yourself in Nursing

Cumberland’s BSN program prepares caring, highly competent graduates who will provide excellent evidence-based nursing care across the lifespan. Our graduates are characterized by their professional excellence and positive impact on healthcare.

Two Nursing Grads

Make an Impact

This program is recommended for students who are interested making a positive impact on the health of their community and being part of the most trusted profession in America. Graduates pursue many unique career opportunities including:

  • Flight nurse
  • Palliative Care nurse
  • Telehealth nurse
  • Informatics nurse
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Forensics nurse

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Ranked first for pass rate in the state of Tennessee in 2021

  • 100% NCLEX pass rate in 2021
  • 100% job placement
  • 11:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 1,080 clinical hours
Morgan grad

Experiential & Service Learning

  • Students learn clinical skills in labs with state of the art technology human simulators
  • Students have opportunities to travel abroad for transcultural nursing trips
  • Students participate in community health fairs to promote wellness in Middle Tennessee
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Scholarships & Tuition Reimbursement

Cumberland students have access to multiple endowed nursing scholarships. In addition, healthcare systems are offering tuition reimbursement for students in exchange for a commitment to work for them after graduation.

What Our Graduates Say

“Being an international student and joining the nursing program has helped me actively give back to society by helping those in dire need of medical assistance. I am hopeful that upon completion of the program I can help in voluntary community activities in my country, Kenya.” -Denis Kiplagat, Class of 2023


“Cumberland’s nursing program has taught me the study skills to succeed in the program and in the nursing career. The professors are passionate about the program, and go above and beyond to make sure we succeed. I am proud to be a Cumberland student.” -Jackline Kumar, Class of 2024



Contact us. We're here to help.

If you have any questions or need any help through your next steps, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help guide you through this process and discuss your future at Cumberland University.

Contact the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Director Dr. Beth Chatham at (615) 547-1360 or