Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is offered by the College of Nursing to prepare and train nurses. Two tracks are available to earn a BSN: the pre-licensure BSN and the post-licensure RN to BSN. These tracks are offered in two main formats: campus-based and accelerated online: click or tap here for a comparison of the two formats.
Accreditation: The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate at the University of Texas at Arlington are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.
The BSN program prepares graduates to pass the NCLEX-RN with all the competencies recommended by the Texas Board of Nursing.
Competencies: More information on the competencies for various levels of nursing is available in the Educational Options Flyer.
Curriculum: The curriculum reflects current health care trends and the role of the registered nurse in today's health care system.
For individuals seeking to become a registered nurse, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing pre-licensure program provides the broad educational preparation necessary to make an efficient transition into the complex world of health care and move quickly into leadership positions.
Click or tap here to learn more about the pre-licensure BSN.
For online program information, see: Bachelor of Science in Nursing online. Students applying must have at least 24 credit hours of transfer work to be eligible for the AO BSN pre-nursing program. To speak to an enrollment specialist about this online program, click here to request information.
The RN to BSN degree option is designed for the practicing registered nurse who wishes to earn a baccalaureate degree.
Click or tap here to learn more about RN-BSN.