Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Available: On Campus and Online

The Nursing program at Sam Houston State University is one of the most reputable and state-of-the-art nursing schools in Texas.

The BSN and LVN – BSN programs are offered face-to-face at the SHSU – The Woodlands Center campus on Highway 242 in The Woodlands.

The RN to BSN track is 100% online to accommodate a working nurse’s schedule.

Find more information about the course curriculum of each track from the School of Nursing:

Special Admission Requirements (BSN and LVN to BSN)

  • Accepted to SHSU
  • Complete the Nursing Application
  • Complete prerequisite courses
  • Overall GPA and Prerequisite GPA of 3.0 and a “C” or better in all lower level degree requirements
  • Acceptable score on the TEAS VI (Test of Essential Academic Skills)

Students may be considered Health Sciences/Public Health majors (Pre-Nursing) until acceptance to the nursing program.

Read the complete admissions criteria.

Careers in Nursing

  • Staff Nursing
  • Clinical Nursing
  • Rural Nursing
  • Home Health
  • Management/Administration
  • Policy Development
  • Research
  • Health Education
  • Teaching

Nursing Application Deadlines

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

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Length 121 Credit Hours
Required Courses Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
BSN Track: LVN to BSN
BSN Track: RN to BSN
Enrollment BSN and LVN to BSN: Fall, Spring
RN to BSN: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester