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Program

The TWU College of Nursing offers a separate track within the baccalaureate program for Registered Nurses. The RN BS Program plan is designed to facilitate educational mobility for those registered nurses who wish to earn the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing.  The didactic portion of the RN-BS program is on-line.  Two of the courses (NURS 4614 & NURS 4823) contain nontraditional clinical components that are accomplished through a combination of class projects and a clinical evidence based capstone in collaboration with a preceptor.  The upper division courses can be completed in one calendar year of full-time study, although many students elect to complete the program on a part-time basis. 

Sample Degree Plan

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BS) Sample Degree Plan [pdf]

Location

The new campus of Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) is located at the northeast corner of Central Expressway and Hwy 121 in McKinney. Texas Woman’s University's College of Nursing has an office at the CHEC and will have an adviser/faculty present onsite in room 121 by appointment. The TWU office phone number at the CHEC location is 972-599-3124.  Appointments at other times can be made by prior arrangement.

Admission

To be eligible for admission to the College of Nursing, the registered nurse must be admitted to the university, be currently licensed (unencumbered) as an RN in the United States and have submitted an application for Admission to TWU's Upper-Division Nursing. If you elect to take advantage of the Collin Higher Education Center option, choose CHEC as the campus on the nursing application. The application for admission to the university and official transcripts must be sent to Office of Admissions Processing, P.O. Box 425649, Denton, TX 76204. Applications are accepted for Spring and Fall admission, but it is also important to note that prerequisites may be taken in the summer.

Please go to RN BS Admission Requirements page for more information.

Jo-Ann Stankus, PhD, RN
RN-BS Coordinator, Denton Campus
940-898-2401
940-898-2437 (fax)
stankus@twu.edu

page updated 8/24/2015 9:02 AM

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