Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing weekend/evening program

It’s time for a satisfying, challenging and rewarding career. As a professional with working experience, you’re ready to shift your course toward a career providing care.

students with patient

The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with a major in nursing weekend/evening program trains professional nurses by providing them a strong foundation of knowledge and fostering compassion. It’s a program that will teach you to:

  • Deliver nursing care with professional knowledge, skills and values.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and clinical decision making.
  • Use research and evidence to provide continuous quality improvement.
  • Advocate for patients and their families to improve outcomes.
  • Lead in a health care system influenced by policy, finance and regulation.

Our weekend/evening program curriculum is completed over six-semesters. The program is designed to facilitate a career change for the more mature and experienced student. Students are required to attend class two evenings during the week from 5-9 PM, with clinical experiences held on Saturdays and Sundays. The weekend/evening program is offered only at the Dallas campus.

A full listing of required courses for the Weekend Nursing Program is available in the undergraduate catalog.

Take the next step.

Apply for Admission

Admission into the Weekend/Evening Nursing program is considered once you are an admitted TWU student who has successfully completed (or transferred, if applicable) 46 hours of nursing prerequisites.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester: February 1

Contact the Weekend/Evening Program

General questions about the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree can be sent to Please note, while this program is only offered at the Dallas Center, beginning each fall semester, you may schedule an advising appointment with an advisor closest to you at any time to discuss the program:

Denton Campus

Dallas Center

Houston Center

Transfer students may want to use the Prerequisite Advising Worksheet (XLSX) and the Instructions for Completing the Nursing Prerequisite Worksheet (doc).

The Prerequisite Advising Worksheet is not ADA accessible. Contact 940-898-2284 for assistance.

Out-of-State Students

The BS in Nursing prepares graduates to take the Texas Board of Nursing licensure exam. If you are a resident of another state, contact our department to determine whether our program fulfills requirements to take the licensure exam in your home state. 

Register for the TEAS at TWU

Learn more about the TEAS requirements and how to register.

Page last updated 10:41 AM, May 16, 2019