School of Nursing | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


For 40 years, TTUHSC School of Nursing has educated new nurses, strengthened the careers of experienced nurses, and prepared innovative nurses to become leaders in health care. With more options than any other nursing school in West Texas, we provide you with pathways to conveniently earn your undergraduate or graduate degree in nursing both face to face and online. Welcome to your future.

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As the only nursing school in West Texas to offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral education in a variety of learning formats, we consider it our mission to address the critical nursing shortage in West Texas and across our nation. Discover how you can channel your passion for helping and serving others into a mission-driven career in nursing.


Discover a wealth of learning opportunities including invaluable clinical training, state of the art simulation centers, and real world challenges.

Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center
School of Nursing faculty and students regularly offer free clinical care to underserved and high-risk patients through the Combest Center, an invaluable clinical training opportunity and a chance to put our mission into practice. 
Simulation Centers
TTUHSC offers several interprofessional, state-of-the-art simulation centers that utilize advanced technologies to simulate realistic health situations.
Global Health Initiative
Faculty often lead interprofessional excursions to developing nations for TTUHSC students, giving nursing students the chance to engage in real-world challenges in underserved countries while learning to collaborate across health care disciplines to offer tangible, life-giving care while earning a graduate certificate in Global Health. 

Potential Employers

Career Services - We’ll partner with you to align your educational experience with your career ambitions, harnessing the full power of the TTUHSC network and name to help you achieve your professional goals.

Student SUCCESS Program - Our retention counselors are student advocates with a host of resources to help you succeed. 


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95%First-time pass rate on the NCLEX

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11,020Patients served through nurse-led clinics

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40Years of providing nursing education

Your Future is Limitless

  • Our Graduate Departments are recognized for innovative approaches to nursing education at master's, post-master's and doctoral levels. Innovation combined with our values of professionalism, integrity and quality have allowed us to create lifelong learning opportunities for the nursing professional.


Pass Rates

TTUHSC continues to raise the bar with our exemplary licensure pass rates.

Overall Pass Rate for APRN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – 96%
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner  - 97%
  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – 88%
  • Pediatric Primary Nurse Practitioner – 88%
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – 100%
  • Nurse Midwifery - 90%
Online Master's Program
Making education easy.

The master's program is offered online with preceptor-guided clinical learning experiences available in or near the student's home community.
3 Hybrid Pathways to DNP Degree
  • Post-Master DNP
  • BSN-DNP Family Nurse Practitioner
  • BSN-DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 

Let's chat about the possibilities! 

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Phone: (806) 743-9294
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Address: 3601 4th Street, MS 8212, Lubbock, TX 79430

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School of Nursing Viewbook

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School of Nursing Viewbook

Academic and Professional Associations

NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education


The National League for Nursing has selected the TTUHSC School of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.

CCNE Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree program/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (