Find the Academic Program that Matches Your Career Goals 

The Loewenberg College of Nursing offers a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of a diverse student population. These programs include BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN-BSN, MSN (Education or Advanced Practice), and PhD options, as well as the possibility of pursuing dual degrees, online courses, and post-degree certifications. In our community, you'll find a fascinating mix of bold thinkers and proactive leaders eager to reshape our world. If you're ready to make an impact, we welcome your application.



Undergraduate Academic Programs

The Loewenberg College of Nursing (LCON) offers three options for students through on-ground (BSN) and on-line (RN-BSN) plans of study. LCON's BSN Program pre-admits freshmen to the four semester, full-time BSN program. Applicants meeting admission criteria may apply to the traditional BSN program in their senior year of high school. Students pre-admitted to the BSN program complete nursing prerequisite and general education courses in the freshman and sophomore year. Students in good standing and meeting all admission criteria are guaranteed admission to the BSN program. Admission typically occurs in the first semester of the junior year. The Loewenberg College of Nursing offers three options for students through on-ground (BSN) and on-line (RN-BSN) plans of study. Students are required to meet the BSN admission criteria in addition to the pre-admission requirements. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing > 
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing > 
RN to BSN > 


Graduate Academic Programs

LOCN is dedicated to preparing advanced practice nurses to play a pivotal role in delivering healthcare access to people everywhere. Our comprehensive academic programs include concentrations in Nursing Education, Advanced Practice (Family Nurse Practitioner and Accelerated RN to BSN to MSN). Additionally, our research-focused PhD program equips registered nurses to conduct groundbreaking studies, driving innovation and impactful change in healthcare. Join us at LCON to make a meaningful contribution to healthcare and advance your career.


Master of Science in Nursing Education > 
Family Nurse Practitioner > 
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing > 
Graduate in Nursing Certificate > 


Distance Education Licensure/Certification Requirements Disclosure

Many educational programs offered by the University of Memphis lead to professional licensure within the State of Tennessee and in other states. Students should be aware that licensure and certification requirements vary from state to state and are subject to change. Licensing agencies or boards also may have requirements in addition to an earned degree.

The University of Memphis has not made a determination whether University of Memphis’s programs will meet all of the licensure and certification requirements in each US state or territory. The University of Memphis recommends that students who are not Tennessee residents or who plan to seek licensure or certification outside the state of Tennessee contact the appropriate licensing agency or board prior to enrollment in an academic program designed to lead to licensure or certification and discuss their plans with an advisor.