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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, Texas

Map & Directions


RN-BS/RN-MS Coordinator: Dr. Jo-Ann Stankus  (940) 898-2434
Master's Advisor: Patricia Jones (940) 898-2418 
Doctoral Coordinator: Dr. Vicki Zeigler (940) 898-2433
Admissions Coordinator: Heather Close (940) 898-2284

page updated 9/1/2015 10:49 AM

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TWU nursing student researching Ebola as part of NIH summer internship — 6/30/15

Michaela CortesTexas Woman’s University nursing student Michaela Cortes, a TWU Honors Scholar from Dallas, is researching the Ebola virus this summer as one of only five nursing students in the country selected for a research internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Full Story...

TWU honors nursing alumnae with Distinguished award — 3/27/15

Lillie BigginsTexas Woman’s University and the Texas Woman’s University Former Students Association (TWU FSA) will present the TWU Accolades Luncheon on Friday, April 17. Distinguished Alumni Award recipients include Lillie Biggins, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. Full Story...

TWU College of Nursing celebrates 60 years — 10/9/14

The Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing is celebrating its 60th anniversary during the 2014-15 academic year with events in Houston, Dallas and Denton that highlight the college’s rich tradition of producing exceptional nurses. Full Story...

Anita Hufft named dean of TWU’s College of Nursing — 7/25/14

Dr. Anita HufftTexas Woman’s University has named Dr. Anita Hufft as the new dean of the TWU College of Nursing for the university’s Denton, Dallas and Houston campuses. A TWU alumna, Dr. Hufft previously served as dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences for Valdosta State University in Georgia. She began her duties at TWU July 15. Full Story...

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