Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing
Welcome to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing. With the increasing shortage of well-trained nurses in Texas and across the country, our school is committed to creating possibilities that prepare nursing students to meet the challenges of today's complex health care environment. We offer many options in nursing education, and you'll never have to leave El Paso.
The Traditional BSN program offers unique opportunities for students who are not registered nurses to receive the latest state-of-the-art nursing education. Combined with the expertise of nationally recognized faculty and the opportunity to work with other health care professionals, students receive an education that prepares them to become nursing leaders.
The Second Degree BSN program offers a bachelor's degree in nursing to those who have a bachelor's degree in any field and meet certain admissions requirements. This 12-month accelerated, alternate-entry BSN program uses new technologies in clinical competence assessment and web-based curriculum. Students will gain clinical experience on-site at University Medical Center.
The following programs are offered online in collaboration with the TTUHSC Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing.
The RN to BSN web-based program is customized for a registered nurse to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing in two semesters. Students fulfill all didactic requirements online and clinical hours are completed within your community. This program is for the busy RN who wants to advance in the nursing profession. BSN-prepared nurses are sought after for roles in administration and nursing management.
Various Graduate Programs are available to BSN-prepared nurses who want to pursue a master's degree or post-master's certificate. The Doctorate of Nursing Practice offers master's-prepared nurses and nurse practitioners pathways for higher education.
Program Coordinators are available to answer any questions you may have about our programs. We offer many options in nursing education that will help you advance your career.
Accelerated Program Support
The TTUHSC Gayle Greve Hunt SON faculty and staff strive to provide academic support to students on their accelerated journey toward a nursing career. The role of TTUHSC Gayle Greve Hunt SON Retention Counselors is critical to the success of nursing students who must accelerate the acquisition of study skills, clinical skills and time management so that they may succeed academically in the very fast-paced and rigorous Traditional BSN and Second Degree BSN Programs. The retention counselors have strong nursing backgrounds and are aware of the challenges students may face. Their role is to offer guidance so that students may achieve positive outcomes.