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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

College of Nursing


College of Nursing
Administration Office
Address Phone Number
University of Houston at Sugar Land
Brazos Hall Building (Third Floor)
14000 University Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX 77479
832 842-8200

Faculty Leadership

Founding Dean and Professor /
Humana Endowed Dean’s Chair in Nursing
Kathryn Tart, EdD, MSN, RN; BA Luther College; MSN University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; EdD University of Houston
Associate Dean / MSN Director / Clinical Professor Kathleen Reeve DrPH, ANP-BC, FNP-C; BSN University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; MSN University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; DrPH University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Prairie View A&M University
BSN Director / Clinical Assistant Professor Patricia Schrader Ph.D., MSN, RN, CMSRN, Ph.D.; BSN Baylor University; MSN The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Ph.D. Texas Woman’s University 2018
Interim Second Degree BSN Track Manager / Clinical Assistant Professor
Danielle Quintana MSN, RN, CNOR; BSN Thomas Edison State University; MSN Thomas Edison State University; Post-Masters Nurse Educator Certificate Carey Edwards School of Nursing; Certification of Operating Room Nursing (Emeritus); Current student, Texas Woman’s University, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program.
RN to BSN Track Manager / Clinical Assistant Professor Andrea Brooks Ph.D., RN, PPCNP-BC; BSN University of Texas Medical Branch of Galveston; MS Texas Woman’s University;  Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education; Texas Woman’s University; Ph.D. Nursing Science, Texas Woman’s University.

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 to BSN for registered nurses who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing, the Second Degree BSN for individuals who have completed a university degree and wish to become a registered nurse, and the Traditional BSN track is designed for the University of Houston College of Nursing (CON) Pre-Nursing student who wants to pursue a Nursing major beginning the junior year.

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


The College of Nursing has full approval from the Texas Board of Nursing. The RN-BSN program, Second Degree BSN program, and MSN program 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), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC.  20036, Telephone 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation


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



College of Nursing Goals

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

Professional Affiliations, Honor Societies, and Student Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau International - Phi Chi Chapter