The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing welcomed its first class of 10 nursing students in Dallas/Fort Worth, according to a news release.
In May 2013, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the establishment of a Web-based BSN program for students who have a bachelors degrees in a different field. Students began classes Jan. 14.
We also are pleased to be joining the other excellent nursing programs in the area to meet the current and future need to educate more students to become nurses, School of Nursing Dean Michael L. Evans, RN, PhD, FAAN, said in the release. This program is aimed at attracting mid-career, degreed individuals who want to be a BSN
The accelerated 12-month program, designed for students with a previous college degree, includes coach and nurse educator oversight in the students communities in Abilene, Lubbock, Austin, El Paso, the Permian Basin and now Dallas/Fort Worth. Students in the Dallas program will gain on-site clinical experience at 25 Texas Health Resources facilities.