Academic Programs

Academic Programs

Doctoral Programs

What is the difference between a PhD in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice? Learn more here: PhD vs DNP

Our Departments

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Undergraduate Nursing

UTA nursing graduates enjoy the reputation of excellence in health care delivery among employers and nursing leaders. The BSN program is designed for individuals seeking to become a registered nurse. The RN to BSN program is designed for practicing registered nurses with associate or diploma degrees who are seeking to advance their education and obtain a BSN. These programs are offered in both on-campus and online format.

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Graduate Nursing

Our master’s specialty degrees prepare students for advanced practice, management and research endeavors to address a changing health care landscape. Both full-time and part-time study options are available as well as online and classroom-based programs. Our innovative doctoral programs – DNP and PhD – prepare clinical and research leaders to advance nursing and improve health care in our local community and around the world.

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The Department of Kinesiology prepares students to make an impact on people's health across a variety of situations and life stages. Underlying the student's preparation is the Department's culture of research that seeks to go beyond explaining how to understanding why.