Jan 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

About the College of Nursing


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College of Nursing

Brazos Hall
14000 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, TX 77479

832-842-8200

About the College

The University of Houston College of Nursing offers upper level and graduate nursing education primarily to Fort Bend County, Harris, and surrounding counties in Texas. Undergraduate tracks include the RN-BSN Track for registered nurses who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing, the Second Degree BSN Track for individuals who have completed a university degree and wish to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), and Traditional BSN Track for degree-seeking first time in college students who want to earn the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The Master of Science in Nursing offers tracks in nursing education, nursing administration, and family nurse practitioner.

Accreditation

The College of Nursing has full approval from the Texas Board of Nursing. The RN-BSN Track, Second Degree BSN Track, Traditional BSN Track and MSN Tracks in Nurse Administration, Nurse Education, and Family Nurse Practitioner have approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing program at the University of Houston are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, Telephone 202-887-6791. http://www.ccneaccreditation.org/

Mission

The Mission of the University of Houston College of Nursing is to provide innovative, dynamic, and nationally competitive nursing education to a diverse student population that builds professional leaders and clinical experts.

The University Of Houston College Of Nursing is committed to serving educational needs, supporting lifelong learning, advancing excellence in regional and global health care through strong inter-professional collaborations and partnerships while advancing scholarship, research, leadership and service.

Shared Values of the Mission

As its primary goal, the College of Nursing is dedicated to promoting nursing excellence. We uphold the values of nursing:

  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Accountability
  • Compassion
  • Respect for all people

Vision

NURSING. EXCELLENCE. PERIOD.

Goals

  1. College of Nursing Goals
  2. Provide accessible student-centered educational programs that blend innovative technology and face-to-face support.
  3. Prepare valued nurse leaders for the communities served.
  4. Maintain excellence in baccalaureate and graduate nursing curricula. 
  5. Develop strong clinical and service liaisons and partnerships with community groups, health care agencies, alumni, and other interested individuals. 
  6. Advance the nursing profession through faculty scholarship and professional involvement.

Professional Affiliations, Honor Societies, and Student Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau International - Phi Chi Chapter