School of Nursing at Abilene

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Welcome to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing at Abilene. 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 Abilene.

Program Coordinators are available to answer any questions you may have about our programs

Academic Programs at the School of Nursing

The Traditional BSN program offers unique opportunities for students who are not registered nurses to receive the latest state of-the-art nursing education. Guided by nationally recognized expert faculty, students have the opportunity to work interprofessionally with other health care professionals, which prepares them to be 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.

The Veteran to BSN (VBSN) track offers a bachelor's degree in nursing to those who have prior military medical training and experience and meet additional admissions requirements. This 12-month accelerated track has web-based classes with clinical instruction guided by nursing clinical faculty.

The R.N. to BSN program is customized for a registered nurse (R.N.) 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 R.N. 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.

TTUHSC School of Nursing
1674 Pine St.,
Abilene, TX 79601