Welcome to the School of Nursing!

The SON offers innovative undergraduate and graduate level programs. Our renowned faculty use student-centered teaching techniques that build understanding and provide unique experiential learning opportunities.

The SON is committed to helping you achieve your nursing career goals. UTMB SON was the first nursing school in Texas and our extensive alumni are leading the future in healthcare in Texas and beyond.

Take the first step to join this elite SON community by learning about the program that best fits you.

New UTMB Office of Faculty Affairs Website

The Office of Faculty Affairs at UTMB provides support for the processes for appointment, reappointment, promotion, and tenure for faculty across all four schools. For more information please visit the UTMB Office of Faculty Affairs website.

Online graduate program ranked in
top 10 by U.S. News & World Report!

The School of Nursing online graduate degree programs at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been recognized as a leader in graduate education, ranking sixth nationally and the highest ranked school in Texas in the prestigious U.S. News & World Report survey of graduate nursing programs online.

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Spring 2014 Dean's List

Congratulations to all our baccalaureate students who have earned a place on the UTMB School of Nursing Dean’s List. This honor is reserved for the highest achieving students who exemplify excellence in the attainment of their educational goals.

Download the full listing of all of the Dean's list recipients.

Scholarship Opportunities

The School of Nursing Scholarship application for Fall 2014 is open from 6/01/2014 – 7/03/2014. All current and newly admitted students are invited to apply. Please go to: http://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/scholarships.asp. Please note: you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible for scholarships .

For step-by-step instructions for the application process, please view the following PowerPoint presentation: Scholarship Application Process. Once all applications are submitted, the School of Nursing scholarship committee will review applications and determine awards.

Important Information Regarding the Accelerated (BACC2) Program

Prospective students please read an important message (PDF file) from the Dean of the School of Nursing regarding the BACC2 program.

Admissions Applications Now Open

Summer 2015 - BSN Program

NCAS applications accepted August 1, 2014 through October 15, 2014 Semester begins May 4, 2015

Fall 2015 - BSN and RN-BSN Programs

NCAS applications accepted October 15, 2014 through January 15, 2015 Semester begins August 2015 - Traditional BSN (4 semesters) RN-BSN (2 or 3 semesters)

Fall 2015 - Masters & DNP Programs

Fall 2015 Masters Program and DNP Application will be open from October 15, 2014 through January 15, 2015.

Please apply early to ensure all transcripts and supporting materials are submitted before the deadline.

Fall 2015 – PhD Program

Fall 2015 PhD Program Applications will be open from October 15, 2014 through March 1, 2015 (link to PhD website)