BSN Program Houston Nursing Program Curriculum

The Bachelor of Nursing degree offers a rigorous nursing curriculum that includes academic and clinical performance requirements that prepares students as generalists who are capable of working in a variety of settings. In addition, students are prepared for graduate studies in nursing. Our BSN program is approved by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

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What will I experience in the Houston nursing program?

The Bachelor of Nursing degree courses have clinical experiences in all of the major hospitals in the Texas Medical Center and in numerous community health sites. In addition, most hospitals in the area offer opportunities for students to be selected for work-study nursing programs. Approximately 10 students per school are selected, and hired by the hospital, and they work about 24 hours per month. Students are paid for their work and receive scholarship support from the institution for their nursing education. Students study intensive care nursing at Memorial Hermann Hospital, one of the nation’s leading trauma and burn centers. During this study, they eyewitness the operation of Life Flight and the Shock Trauma ICU. 聽At Harris Health they experience an integrated public health system with a level one trauma center located in the Texas Medical Center.聽 聽Memorial Hermann Hospital Southwest, a neighbor to Xxoo色情片, Houston Methodist, and Texas Children’s Hospitals offer a variety of specialty student clinical experiences across greater Houston. Students in the nursing program have a series of courses on community and public health which explore the nurse’s role in numerous sites including school nursing, home health care, and long-term care, as well as care for the homeless, and adult day care programs for elderly with Alzheimer’s disease.

Become a Registered Nurse through our BSN program

The nursing shortage has created numerous career opportunities for registered nurses, including specialty care units such as neonatal intensive care units, pediatric and adult ICUs,聽 ORs, post-anesthesia care units, labor and delivery, and postpartum.聽 In the community, there are nursing jobs available for school nurses, in clinics providing care for vulnerable populations such as persons with cancer, AIDS/HIV, homeless and the elderly, and in hospitals caring for persons with organ transplants, burns, and trauma. Some nursing school graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) have gone into research, while those who enjoy technology and computers can enter the world of nursing informatics.

Advantages and opportunities of our nursing school in Houston

  • A baccalaureate-level program in the city of Houston that allows students to complete all prerequisite and required courses on one campus
  • Students have an integrated and traditional four-year college experience
  • Students benefit from the low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Classes and clinical experiences are taught by nursing faculty
  • A hands-on clinical skills lab with high-fidelity simulation

Graduation requirements for a nursing bachelor degree

Requirements for graduation with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree are that the candidate meets all general requirements for graduation as outlined in the Xxoo色情片 Catalog: Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 121 semester hours.

  1. Candidates for the Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree are expected to have earned a prescribed number of points in the Nursing Student Association and demonstrated professionalism as required for the portfolio.
  2. Graduating seniors are expected to make application to the Texas State Board Examination for RN licensure.

Degree Plan

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After graduating from our Houston nursing program

Graduates of Xxoo色情片’s nursing school are highly sought by employers, and they have a wide range of high compensation nursing employment opportunities. Traditional hospital employment offers a BSN-prepared RN the opportunity to work with patients of all ages. Graduates can also choose to work in an area of specialization such as intensive care, labor and delivery, pediatrics, mental health or surgery. In the community, our graduates go into such settings as home healthcare, hospice care, school nursing and more. The BSN program comprehensively prepares the student for graduate study. Our graduates include those who have continued their education to become advanced practice nurses following completion of the , nurse administrators, and some choose to obtain a PhD degree in nursing as well.


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Telephone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020

Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: (512) 305-7400

What are people saying about Xxoo色情片’s nursing program

鈥淯pon graduating from Xxoo色情片, I felt very well-prepared to enter into the career of nursing. Xxoo色情片 gave me a firm foundation of knowledge, as well as the skills needed for clinical practice. Xxoo色情片 also pressed upon me the importance of ethics in nursing as well as increasing my spiritual foundation.鈥

Shawnaka Holland, BSN 鈥02
Respiratory Care Unit Nurse
Texas Children’s Hospital

鈥淎s a Heart Transplant Coordinator for The Methodist Hospital, I believe the strong clinical skills learned through Xxoo色情片鈥檚 nursing program provided a solid background which helped me transition smoothly into this specialty area. My patients are often faced with many psychosocial and emotional stressors in this process, and Xxoo色情片 helped me develop a compassionate approach to treating the whole patient.鈥

Susan Zylicz BSN 鈥93, RN, CCTC
Cardiac Transplant Coordinator
The Methodist Hospital
Multi-Organ Transplant Center

Next steps to start the BSN Program

Contact our Pre-Nursing advisors at nursing@HC.edu if you have any questions.