Our BSN graduates are widely sought after because they are prepared to practice as professional nurses - indispensable members of interprofessional health care teams. Graduates are skilled in providing patient-centered care and are developed to become leaders in health care.
Excellence in nursing education.
BSN Traditional Program
Four (4) consecutive semesters taught on-campus & at various clinical sites in the Galveston & Greater Houston area, including the Texas Medical Center, preparing students to become competent registered nurses giving patient-centered care.
BSN Scholars Programs
The School of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Scholars Programs include three co-curricular engagement opportunities for our pre-licensure BSN students. Each semester, we will invite qualifying students who have been accepted to the pre-licensure BSN program to apply for one of the BSN Scholars Programs, which will be specific to the semester in which they plan to enroll.
RN to BSN Program
Designed specifically for licensed registered nurses (RN) seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). We recognize the skills & accomplishments of nurses prepared at the Associate Degree level & offer a streamlined approach for earning a BSN in only two (2) semesters.
BSN Program Outcomes
The School of Nursing strives to improve the health of diverse populations in Texas and around the world by advancing nursing excellence through leadership, practice, education, research, and service. The faculty and graduates of UTMB SON value an environment of compassion, respect and the highest standards of integrity and accountability to promote and nourish the development of nursing innovation, scholarship, research, and practice through lifelong learning among all students, faculty and staff through community collaboration and partnerships.
A successful graduate of our Bachelors of Science in Nursing Program at the UTMB School of Nursing will demonstrate the following:
Synthesize knowledge from the arts, humanities & the natural & social sciences as the basis for decision-making & understanding the complexity of nursing practice in a variety of settings.
Apply the nursing process to implement evidence-based practice, holistic, patient-centered nursing care, employing informatics & other state-of-the-art technologies.
Collaborate in interprofessional health care teams to create a therapeutic & safe environment that results in high quality patient outcomes.
Employ effective oral, written & electronic communication to facilitate information sharing, care giving, & interprofessional collaboration.
Demonstrate leadership skills in the management & coordination of nursing care across the lifespan to promote health, provide healing & prevent injury & disease for individuals, families & populations.
Employ core values of nursing practice & ethical principles to maintain the highest standards of professionalism in the provision of culturally appropriate care.
Analyze the impact of health policy, finance & regulations on patients & professional nursing practice in health care systems.
Demonstrate accountability for personal & professional behaviors when providing, managing & coordinating nursing care & evaluating one's own practice.