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College of Nursing

Nursing

The deadline to apply to the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the Denton campus has been extended to June 1, 2017. 

We’re considered one of the best nursing programs in the nation and a leading provider of high quality graduates. We produce graduates who balance science with the art of patient care.

We would love for you to join us.

You’ll be part of a network of health care professionals spanning TWU campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston and your time here would produce more than a degree. It will transform you into the best version of yourself, able to provide the best to those entrusted to your care.

You will graduate knowing your have developed the competence to safely care for patients, contribute to the quality of health systems that employ you, and to lead teams in accomplishing outcomes.

One Program, Three Locations

The location may differ from Denton to Dallas to Houston but the academic rigor of our programs remains the same. There are three front doors to an education from TWU’s College of Nursing and a robust online presence:

Featured Nursing Faculty

Anita Hufft, PhD, Dean and Professor

"We prepare you to be the best nurse you can be."

Dean, Professor
One of the "2017 DFW Great 100 Nurses"
Sharon Denham, Professor, Houston J. & Florence A. Doswell Endowed Chair in Nursing for Teaching Excellence

"I love teaching because I see students follow a path that gives personal satisfaction and makes important differences in people's lives."

Professor
Houston J. & Florence A. Doswell Endowed Chair in Nursing for Teaching Excellence
Judith McFarlane, DrPH, RN Professor and Parry Nursing Chair in Health Promotion

"I do research with women in Africa, Asia, and the Americas to improve health policy and practice for all women of the world."

Professor
Parry Nursing Chair in Health Promotion
Ainslie Nibert, PhD, Associate Professor, Associate Dean

"The end-product of good teaching in nursing is outstanding nursing students who become outstanding professional nurses."

Associate Dean, Associate Professor
A nationally-recognized expert in nursing testing and measurement
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Nursing Research

Providing the best care for patients means going beyond the classroom. It means pushing the boundaries of academic knowledge and understanding. Our faculty and students regularly engage in research to enhance evidence-based care in a variety of settings.

Areas of Research

  • Women's health
  • Health Systems management
  • Quality patient outcomes
  • Strategies for educating nurses
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