The College of Nursing was established to help solve the critical statewide nursing shortage with a variety of degree options to produce excellent nurses in areas of the greatest need.


College of Nursing


The College of Nursing offers a variety of degree programs for students preparing to become nurses, as well as for those who are already registered nurses and wish to advance their careers. Degrees include a Bachelor of Science in nursing to fit a variety of student backgrounds. Additionally, the college offers several Master of Science in nursing degrees such as Nursing Education (MSN-ED), that prepares nurses to educate the next generation of nurses; Forensic Nursing (MSN-FORS) to advance health, advocacy and justice through the treatment of survivors of violent crimes; and Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) that helps meet the escalating need for primary health care in Texas. The College of Nursing also offers a Multidisciplinary Graduate Certificate program in Forensic Health Care.

With an extraordinary faculty, multiple campuses and locations, and a variety of degree tracks and online courses, the College of Nursing provides high quality, flexible options for students balancing career, family and personal obligations. Aggie nurses foster a sense of social responsibility and global citizenship through community service and outreach.


  • Traditional BSN
  • Second Degree BSN
  • RN-to-BSN
  • MSN, Nursing Education

  • MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN, Forensic Nursing
  • Multidisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Forensic Health Care