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Nursing Bachelor of Science

  • Ranked as one of the Best in the Nation for Online Bachelor's Degree Programs
  • Talented and credentialed professors
  • Small class sizes and around the clock support

The Nursing Program at Sam Houston State University is on its way to becoming one of the most reputable and state-of-the-art programs in Texas.

The BSN offers you the chance to get in on the ground floor, with small classes and personal attention from professors excited about building a top-notch nursing program.

The program is also available in RN to BSN and LVN to BSN tracks. The RN to BSN program courses are hybrid classes with 100% online to accommodate a working nurse’s schedule.

About your degree

At SHSU, we understand that your degree needs to work for you. Your degree isn’t just a piece of paper— it signifies your accomplishment and expertise to the world.

Accumulating Credit
You earn a degree from SHSU by accumulating course credit hours
All Credits Are Equal
You earn course credit hours by completing in-person courses and/or online courses, or through transferred credits from another institution.
Your Degree Will Not Say “online”
Neither will your transcript. Even if you earn all of your course credit hours online. Whichever way you earn course credits, your degree will be the same.
All SHSU Degree Programs Are Fully Accredited
Sam Houston State University is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Some programs are also accredited by a governing professional body. Read more about accreditation.

Please Note

While the majority of this program can be completed online, attendance on campus may still be required. Contact us for more information about this program.