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Male nurse checking the blood pressure and pulse of a female

Transferring into Pellissippi State's Nursing Department

Transfer Protocol

Credit for Nursing Courses completed at a different School of Nursing (SoN):

Students may be allowed transfer credit for NURS 1710 Fundamentals of Nursing only. Credit may be considered based on the following criteria and approval of the Dean of Nursing:

  • Course content comparable to PSCC NURS 1710
    (Fundamentals of Nursing validated by syllabus of transferred course work provided by the petitioner)
  • Nursing course work no more than 18 months old from completion of course
  • Skills comparable to PSCC NURS 1710 Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Overall average of 78 or above
  • Evaluation of prior course work will occur on an individual basis


A student who is unsuccessful or has withdrawn from a different School of Nursing (SoN):

Requirements for initial admission to the nursing program must be met in order for a student to be considered for transfer admission. Students with previous unsatisfactory clinical performance or lack of adherence to professional standards must be recommended for transfer admission by consensus of the nursing faculty.