TENNESSEE CAREER MOBILITY PLAN

Escrow Option

Exam Option

Eligibility:

RNs licensed in Tennessee who graduated from an NLN accredited program and have been actively engaged in nursing practice during the past 3 years

RNs licensed in Tennessee but not graduating from an NLN accredited program or not actively engaged in nursing practice during the past 3 years

Non-nursing credits

60-70 credits of general education and support courses transferred according to institutional policy

60-70 credits of general education and support courses transferred according to institutional policy

Lower division nursing credits

Credits equivalent to 1 semester of full-time nursing course work held in escrow until student has completed 1 semester of full time nursing courses.  Entered on transcript as upper division credits.

Credits equivalent to approximately 1 year of nursing courses awarded after successfully passing standardized challenge exams.  Entered on transcript as upper division credits.  Test results are valid for 3 years.

Upper division nursing credits

30-40 credits taken at the baccalaureate institution (number varies with BSN program).

30-40 credits taken at the baccalaureate institution (number varies with BSN program).