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PhD 100% Online (Denton campus) Application Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the PhD 100% online program (Denton campus) has been extended.  For more information, please contact Elizabeth Colbert at 940-898-2407 or email

The TWU College of Nursing in Denton sits in the midst of a bustling traditional university campus. Students complete their lower division prerequisites for nursing on the Denton campus in preparation for their upper division work at the Dallas or Houston campus. The Denton campus also offers masters and doctoral level programs in nursing.

TWU College of Nursing Denton is committed to promoting excellent online education. We have implemented Quality Matters standards for all of the courses in our PhD program. Quality Matters standards assure that our online courses promote learner engagement and provide students with the tools and information needed to be successful learners.


View the Denton Campus faculty directory.

Research Foci

Our faculty are actively engaged in research in a variety of clinical topics, which include:

  • Health informatics
  • Inner strength and resilience
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Neonatal mortality attributed to a perinatal cause
  • Patient safety
  • Preconception health
  • Rural health
  • Sexual assault
  • Social network analysis
  • Sudden cardiac arrest/death in children and adolescents
  • Support for laboring mothers

Denton Campus Programs


P.O. Box 425498
Denton, TX  76204-5498

Map & Directions


RN-BS/RN-MS Coordinator: Dr. Jo-Ann Stankus  (940) 898-2434 or Wylijanna Cole (940) 898-2436
Master's Advisor: Julie Brinzo (940) 898-2418 
Doctoral Coordinator: Dr. Peggy Mancuso or Dr. Anita G. Hufft  (940) 898-2407
Admissions Coordinator: Heather Close (940) 898-2284

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Denton Course Rotation (pdf)

Academic / Administrative Complaints & Appeals

2016 End of the Season Nursing Celebration

THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristics

TWU nursing students receive prestigious scholarship

From left: Shana Hansford (TWU), Michalea Cortes (TWU), Sarah Wilcox (Baylor University), Soo Min Park (TWU), and Angelica Garcia (TWU). Not pictured: Whitney Hain (TWU).

Six Texas Woman’s University nursing students were awarded Edith Cavell Nursing Scholarships from the Dallas County Medical Society Alliance. Full story...

Nursing leader Jean Watson guest speaker at recent Fall Forum

Anita Hufft, Jean Watson, and Joan Edwards

Jean Watson, Ph.D., considered a global expert on the “Theory of Human Caring,"recently spoke to more than 200 leaders from the Texas Medical Center and Texas Woman’s University during TWU’s annual Nursing Fall Forum. Full Story...