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2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Nursing


Michael L. Evans, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN, Dean and Professor

2D105 HSC | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th St. | Lubbock, TX 79430-6264 | T 806.743.2730
soninfo@ttuhsc.edu | www.ttuhsc.edu/nursing
Undergraduate Program | T 806.723.9293 or 800.493.3954
Graduate Program | T 806.743.9295 or 800.851.8240
D.N.P. Program | T 806.743.2748 or 800.851.8240

About the School

The School of Nursing is an integral part of the TTUHSC and is committed to improving the availability and quality of nursing care. The School of Nursing is known for innovation in nursing education, excellent student retention and graduation rates, above national average National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) scores, and producing well-prepared nurses for West Texas and beyond. The School’s mission is to educate students for practice in evolving healthcare systems and to advance knowledge and practice through research, service, and community engagement.

The School of Nursing is based at 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

Undergraduate Programs

The school offers the following undergraduate programs for students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to B.S.N.)
  • Accelerated B.S.N.
    • Veteran to B.S.N. Track
    • Second Degree B.S.N. Track

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program is for students who are not licensed as registered nurses. The online RN to B.S.N. program is for students who are licensed as registered nurses. The web-accessible Second Degree B.S.N. program is for students with baccalaureate degrees in non-nursing fields. The web-accessible Veteran to B.S.N. program is for veterans with prior military medical training and experience.

Graduate Programs

The School of Nursing’s graduate programs are recognized for innovative approaches to nursing education at master’s, post-master’s, and doctoral levels. The master’s programs are offered online with preceptor-guided clinical learning experiences available in or near the student’s home community. The school offers the following graduate degrees and certificates:

  • Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) Leadership Program
    • M.S.N. Nursing Administration
    • M.S.N. Nursing Education
    • M.S.N. Nursing Informatics
  •  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Program
    • M.S.N. Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • M.S.N. Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
    • M.S.N. Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PNP-PC)
    • M.S.N. Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (ACPNP)
    • M.S.N. Nurse Midwifery
    • M.S.N. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
  • Post-Master’s Certificates
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate (FNP)
    • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate (AGACNP)
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate (PNP-PC)
    • Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate (AC-PNP)
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate (PMHNP)
    • Nurse Midwifery Post-Master’s Certificate
    • Nursing Education Post-Master’s Certificate
    • Nursing Informatics Post-Master’s Certificate
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Program
    • B.S.N. to D.N.P. for FNP and PMHNP
    • Post-Master’s DNP

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 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791, www.ccneaccreditation.org. Additionally, the School of Nursing is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Contact the BON at 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, Texas 78701, or call 512.305.7400 for questions about accreditation of the School of Nursing programs. The Nurse Midwifery program, for master’s degree and post-master’s certificate, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). For inquiries about accreditation, please contact ACME at 8403 Colesville Road Suite 1550 Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374, www.midwife.org/acme, email acme@acnm.org.