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Nursing Administration - Master's degree
RN to BSN Programs
ADN Program Details
The ADN Program is a two year program designed to prepare a practitioner for beginning roles in assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating with assistance, the nursing and health care needs of clients in the hospital setting.
Associate Degree (AD) graduates are prepared as beginning practitioners to provide direct nursing care and coordinate care for defined numbers of clients with varying health care needs in structured settings. The level of responsibility of the AD graduate is for a specified work period (e.g., shift) and is consistent with the identified goals of care and established nursing standards, protocols, and pathways. The focus of care of the AD graduate is the individual and family as clients. AD graduates are also prepared to utilize technology and pursue life-long learning.
To be considered for admission the student must:
-ADN Application for Fall Admission Deadline: March 1st
-HESI Assessment Test Deadline: April 1st
-Have completed all prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of "C" and 2.5 GPA
-Have completed or enrolled in NURS 1373 Pathophysiology before applying for admission.
-Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 in the science courses
-Have a minimum grade of "C" in science courses.
BSN Program Details
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program is a four year program designed to prepare professional nurse practitioners to meet community and state needs for nurses who can assume leadership in the delivery of health care. (See the degree plan link at the end bottom of this page.) Students are admitted into the BSN Program Fall and Spring Semesters. Application Deadlines for Fall Admission is March 1st and the Deadline for Spring is October 1st.
BSN graduates are prepared to think logically by synthesizing information from various disciplines and analyzing problems critically, commensurate with the level of education. The BSN graduate functions with a longitudinal focus across time from preadmission to discharge. The BSN graduate is prepared to practice in structured, unstructured, and evolving health care settings. The focus of care is broad. The BSN graduate is prepared to deliver health care to individuals and families as clients as well as aggregates, communities and societies within the context of their environment. BSN graduates are also prepared to incorporate research findings, utilize technology, pursue graduate education and life-long learning.
Students of nursing meet course requirements through didactic courses, laboratory assignments, and clinical experience in health care facilities under supervision of University faculty. Graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in order to receive licensure to practice professional nursing. Graduates will be required to meet criteria established by the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas in order to take the NCLEX-RN examination.