University of Houston - College of Nursing

University of Houston - College of Nursing

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Nursing Degree Programs

  • + RN to BSN

    Location: Campus and Online

    Degree Overview:

    The RN to BSN program is offered at the University of Houston at Sugar Land, University of Houston main campus, and online. Note that any lab and/or clinical course requirements will be in a face-to-face learning environment for practice and demonstration to meet course objectives.

    This program is specifically for working registered nurses who have completed their associate degree and subsequent RN licensure to advance their professional qualifications while continuing to live and work within the Sugar Land and greater Houston communities. 

     

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  • + Second Degree BSN

    Location: Campus Only

    Degree Overview:

    The Second Degree BSN program is offered at the UH Sugar Land campus in Sugar Land, Texas, near Houston.  The next admission to this fast track BSN program is Spring 2019.  The Second Degree bachelors program is a twelve-month long, intensive, full-time program for people holding bachelor's or master's degrees in other fields who want to become registered nurses (RNs). This accelerated program is designed to facilitate a career change for the more mature and experienced student.  Admission to this program is every Spring.  The deadline for application is August 15.

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  • + MSN Administration

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    The primary educational objective of the Master of Science in Nursing program is to increase the career and educational opportunities available to registered nurses in the university’s service region. Graduates of the program will have a broader understanding of the nursing profession and will bring that understanding to the practice of nursing in their places of employment. Graduates will be prepared to assume some leadership and management roles.

    The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to build upon the BSN degree. Students in this program are prepared to function at advanced levels with an expanded knowledge of theory, research and clinical application. Graduates are prepared to provide evidenced based health care and to work on collaborative teams. The Administration track prepares students to lead healthcare innovations by improving access, addressing quality and safety issues, and supervising the finance and operations of a health care organization.

    Note the Practicum will be in a face-to-face learning environment for practice and demonstration to meet course objectives.

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  • + MSN Education

    Location: Campus Only

    Degree Overview:

    The primary educational objective of the Master of Science in Nursing program is to increase the career and educational opportunities available to registered nurses in the university’s service region. Graduates of the program will have a broader understanding of the nursing profession and will bring that understanding to the practice of nursing in their places of employment. Graduates will be prepared to assume some leadership and management roles.

    The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to build upon the BSN degree. Students in this program are prepared to function at advanced levels with an expanded knowledge of theory, research and clinical application. Graduates are prepared to provide evidenced based health care and to work on collaborative teams. Through the Education track, nurse educators prepare to apply educational theory and practice, develop courses and curriculum for nursing students and staff, and develop classroom and clinical strategies to prepare nurses to function in the health care environment.  The hybrid graduate tracks offer face-to-face classes one day a week for maximum scheduling flexibility for students, while offering the essential benefit of role-modeling and networking with leaders in the profession.

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  • + Family Nurse Practitioner

    Location: Campus Only

    Degree Overview:

    The primary educational objective of the Master of Science in Nursing program is to increase the career and educational opportunities available to registered nurses in the university’s service region. Graduates of the program will have a broader understanding of the nursing profession and will bring that understanding to the practice of nursing in their places of employment. Graduates will be prepared to assume some leadership and management roles.

    The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to build upon the BSN degree. Students in this program are prepared to function at advanced levels with an expanded knowledge of theory, research and clinical application. Graduates are prepared to provide evidenced based health care and to work on collaborative teams.

    The FNP track integrates both academic and community-based training to promote an evidence based approach to the care of individuals, families and the community. Hybrid graduate tracks offer face-to-face classes one day a week for maximum scheduling flexibility for students, while offering the essential benefit of role-modeling and networking with leaders in the profession.

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