University of Texas - Tyler
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799
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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated BSN Programs
Nursing Administration - Master's degree
RN to BSN Programs
RN to MSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The Mobility in Nursing Education Track (MINE) offers the associate degree nurse and diploma registered nurse (RN) the opportunity to attain the BSN. Enhance your personal status, career mobility, boost your salary and help your institution achieve "magnet" status. This can all be accomplished by completing the MINE track in 12 months (a summer session and two academic semesters) of full time study or you may opt to go part-time. The flexibility of the program allows you to gain your advanced degree as you work as a RN.
This program is for the RN who wants become a more accomplished nurse who can gain promotions and for entry to master's and doctoral programs.
The College of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler has offered online education for the Registered Nurse for over 10 years. All courses are offered on the WEB so no matter where you live or what your busy schedule is, the courses are available. Minimal clinical time is required in community health and leadership/management. All classes are taught by full-time Masters and Doctorally prepared UT Tyler nursing faculty who are experts in their field and in online instruction.
Actual campus attendance is never required, yet you will have the option to walk across the stage at graduation with your classmates. Discover the convenience of an online, high quality education with easy access to the faculty. RNs can achieve their educational goals in a manner that is efficient and recognized across the State of Texas.
Admission to the track is during every regular academic session.
Advanced placement credit is awarded for 30 SCH from your original nursing program upon completion of all requirements.
BSN Program Details
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree for beginning and licensed (RN and LVN) students. The undergraduate program is fully accredited through the Board of Nurses for the State of Texas and nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Upon successful completion of the BSN curriculum at the Tyler, Longview, or Palestine campus, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
The following sequence of courses is required at UT Tyler in order to complete the requirements for the BSN. Core Curriculum and Nursing pre-requisite courses are completed during the freshmen and sophomore years. The student is admitted to the Nursing track at the beginning of the junior year if all pre-requisite courses have been completed with an overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher and the grade point average for Anatomy and Physiology I, II, Microbiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Lifespan Developmental Psychology and Introduction to Psychology is also a 2.75 or higher.
RN to MSN Program Details
The RN-MSN degree is for RN’s with an associate degree or diploma in nursing who may be eligible for early admission into the nursing graduate program. Combined credit toward the BSN and MSN degrees is earned and the student is awarded the BSN and MSN simultaneously at the end of the program.
Students complete 23 SCH for the BSN component and then progress to the master's option. Twenty-one SCH of graduate core courses are completed by all students.Course work in the selected track is completed with the option of a thesis or a scholarly project to meet all requirements. A total of 36-39 SCH or 49 SCH (for the NP) of graduate course work is required depending upon whether thesis or scholarly project is selected.
Students not admitted to the RN-MSN track will automatically be admitted to the RN-BSN track if that is the desire of the student.
Accelerated BSN Program Details
The Accelerated BSN Track in the college of Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler is designed for students with a baccalaureate or higher degree in a non-nursing field who wish to pursue a bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN).
This highly competitive 16-month fast-track is an intense program for motivated individuals who aspire to begin their professional nursing career as soon as possible. The program is a fast-paced curriculum that requires on-campus live interactive video (ITV) classes, and clinical experiences in a variety of settings.
The student is exposed to a variety of structured and unstructured clinical experiences interacting with patient populations ranging in age from the newborn to the very aged. Graduates of the accelerated track are prepared to take the National Licensure Certification Exam for Registered Nurses.
The graduate is also prepared to assume registered nurse responsibilities in any area of healthcare and to continue the study of nursing at the masters and doctoral levels.