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Second Degree BSN
Program Overview

TTUHSC School of Nursing offers a Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program that is web-based and accelerated for the student with a previous college degree. The BSN nurse is prepared to meet the challenges of a complex and changing healthcare environment in the 21st century. This 12-month program has preceptor and nurse-educator oversight in the students' own communities in Abilene, Amarillo, the Austin/Hill Country area, Dallas, Lubbock, and Permian Basin.

Program Length

Upon completion of prerequisite courses, the Second Degree BSN Program can be completed in 12 months (61 semester credit hours).

Program Cost

Current tuition information may be received by visiting or call Student Business Services at 806-743-7867 for detailed fee information, including out-of-state tuition. The estimated cost of the program can be found by going to our school catalog under financial information. Additional course fees will apply.

Due to the intensity of the Second Degree BSN Program, it is strongly recommended that students do not seek employment for the duration of enrollment in the program. Click here for more information.

Financial Aid

Applicants interested in applying for financial aid (student loans, grants, scholarships) upon admittance to the School of Nursing must complete a Free Application for Federal Student aid (FAFSA) at The School of Nursing requires a FAFSA on file to be eligible for scholarships offered by the school.

Financial aid (student loans, grants, scholarships) are available upon admittance to the School of Nursing. Additional information may be found at the Financial Aid Office website at

Transcript Evaluation

An unofficial transcript evaluation is highly recommended prior to submitting your application. All transcripts must be received by the Evaluator prior to review. Any that do not comply with the noted instructions, will not be reviewed. This includes transcripts which have been cut and pasted into an email.

To receive an evaluation, potential students must submit the following items:

  • Transcripts from ALL United States Colleges and Universities you have attended in your lifetime
  • Name
  • Email Address & Contact Phone Number

Official transcripts received by the Evaluator will be reviewed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Transcripts will NOT be accepted with a print date over a year old.

Transcripts from schools outside the U.S. must be evaluated by a Foreign Credential Service. The School of Nursing requires course-by-course evaluation using the U.S. letter grade and credit hours. A list of service providers may be found on our website, under International Applicants.

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