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Online Degree Program Overview

Quick Facts

  • Ranked as one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Reports
  • RN to BSN track
  • Annual scholarships of $1,000+ dedicated to nursing students
  • Provides a nursing foundation which promotes holistic, evidence-based health care in a professional community
  • Texas Board of Nursing approval and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • This degree will open more doors in your nursing career, allowing for positions of leadership and further academic degrees

Find more information in the degree overview.

About Your Degree

At SHSU Online, 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. Your degree will be the same regardless of how you earn your credit hours.
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 our 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.

Nursing Application Deadlines

Visit the School of Nursing website for current application deadlines and admissions information.