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School of Nursing
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Michael Evans, RN, FAAN, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor

Nursing Program Offices | 2B-164 HSC
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th St. | Lubbock, TX 79430-6264
T 806.743.2730

Undergraduate Program | T 800.493.3954

Graduate Program
T 800.851.8240 | T 806.743.2730
D.N.P Practice | T 800.851.8240 | 806.743.2748
www.ttuhsc.edu/son/

About the Program

ThThe School of Nursing is based at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) with various regional campus locations. The School of Nursing offers the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

The School of Nursing is an integral part of the TTUHSC and is committed to improving the availability and quality of nursing care. The ultimate goal of the School of Nursing is to prepare nurses who will develop into leaders for the future as they provide competent, compassionate patient care in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Essential to the attainment of this goal is the development of interdisciplinary approaches created when nursing, medicine, allied health, and pharmacy work together. The faculty and staff of the School of Nursing are committed to excellence in nursing education, research, practice, and service.

The School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree for students who are not licensed as registered nurses and an online RN to B.S.N. degree completion program for students who are licensed as registered nurses. The school also offers an online second degree accelerated B.S.N. program. This program is designed for students with baccalaureate degrees in non-nursing fields. The program goals are to prepare graduates to provide and direct care to individuals, families, and communities with complex healthcare needs in structured and unstructured settings, to prepare graduates with a professional commitment to nursing excellence for present and emerging healthcare arenas and to provide a foundation for future graduate education in nursing.

The school offers the Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) with specialties in education, administration, family nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, nursing informatics, and nurse midwifery. The School of Nursing also offers a post-M.S.N. certificate with tracks in family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology acute care, and nurse midwifery. At the doctoral level, the school offers the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) with a focus on advanced practice nursing and executive leadership for nurse administrators. The Ph.D. in nursing is offered as a collaborative program with Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing.

The School of Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). For questions about accreditation of the School of Nursing program. contact the CCNE at One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, DC, 202.887.6791, www.aacn.nche.edu. Additionally, the School of Nursing is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) and has pre-accreditation for the nurse midwifery specialty from Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, 8403 Colesvill Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910, phone 240.485.1800, fax 240.485.1818, www.midwife.org. For questions about accreditation of the School of Nursing program, contact the BON at 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, Texas 78701, 512.305.7400.
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