Texas offers quality education and a number of nursing degrees from entry level to LPN/LVN, BSN, MSN and Masters programs, through numerous nursing schools campus based colleges, technical and vocational colleges and instructions at hospitals.
Few of the major nursing colleges offering doctoral and specialty, administration, gerontology and acute care, BSN and MSN degrees includes, Texas Woman’s University in Denton, The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, University of Texas and the University of Texas Health Science Center. Baptist Health System schools of nursing provide on-site study for students desiring degrees and diploma in LPN, LVN and RN. Institutes such as Kaplan University, University of Phoenix, Walden University, Capella University, Grand Canyon University, American InterContinental , Westwood College, Virginia College and others also offers numerous distance learning programs.
There are also numerous other community colleges offering distance learning and campus based learning to students in and around towns and cities, such as Amarillo, Abilene, Kilgore, Corpus Christ and so on.
But it is also necessary that the programs offered to a student should have received accreditation from National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and Texas State Board of Nursing.
Texas Nursing Degree Programs
- LVN Bridge
- PM to RN Track
- LVN to ADN Track
- LVN to RN Track EC
- RN to BSN
- Vocational Nursing
- Patient Care Technician
- Gerontology Portfolio
- Master’s Coursework
- AE foundation courses,
- AE MSN program
- The Alternate Entry (AE) Masters Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Nursing Specialty
- Ph. D.
It is also necessary that nursing aspirants should appear for an entrance tests such as Registered Nurse Entrance Exam, Nursing Entrance Test, Psychological Services Bureau, Critical Thinking Entrance Exam and Test of Essential Academic Skills to get admission to these degree programs.