SKIP TO PAGE CONTENT

BS Nursing

Program Availability: Online | Program Length: 30 Hours

group of 4 female nurses examining a model spine

Program Overview

Expand career advancement opportunities in management, community/population health and research with the Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. This program provides a seamless pathway for students with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Nursing to start the next chapter in your career. The BSN will provide a foundation for nurses to pursue graduate studies such as nurse practitioner, nurse educator, or nurse executive.

The program builds upon foundational coursework with real-world training which will prepare nurses for practice in all health care settings including inpatient, outpatient, community health, gerontology, and home care. Skills and knowledge utilizing evidence-based practice will enable you to understand research and apply evidence to direct patient care and organizational systems.

This flexible program is available fully online and can be attended part-time or full-time for completion in as little as one calendar year. Pre-licensure students can begin enrollment one semester prior to taking the National Council Licensure Examination. Students will benefit from hands-on faculty instruction with small class sizes.



Program Admission Requirements

  • Admission to A&M-Central Texas;
  • Have a current unencumbered Texas Registered Nurse’s (RN) license or of a Compact State, or be in the last semester of an Associates of Nursing Degree program;
  • Have completed the non-nursing courses for the BSN degree 
    • As an exception, a prospective student may have up to six (6) hours remaining
  • Have earned a grade of "C" or higher in all courses leading to a BSN degree,
  • Complete an Application to the Nursing Program form,
  • If employed as a registered nurse, have a reference form completed by a supervisor. If not employed, have a clinical faculty member complete the form.


Career Opportunities

  • Case management
  • Nursing management
  • Travel nursing
  • Hospice and home care
  • Nursing home administration
  • Community agencies


Subject Areas

  • Health assessment
  • Pathophysiology
  • Community health nursing
  • Nursing care of the older adult
  • Nursing care of the individual and families
  • Nursing leadership
  • Professional transition and informatics
  • Nursing research in evidence-based practice
  • Professional practice issues in nursing
Application Process  

Accreditation

 

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Texas A&M Central Texas is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

 

Faculty Advisor

If you are interested in the nursing program please contact:

 

Dr. Mary Kathryn Sanders

Director of Nursing Program | Chairperson | Assistant Professor
Dr. Mary Kathyrn Sanders