The RN to BSN program is designed specifically for licensed registered nurses seeking a BSN degree. The program recognizes the skills and accomplishments of nurses who have been prepared at the Associate Degree level and offers a streamlined educational approach for the working nurse to earn the bachelor’s degree. The RN-BSN degree plan is offered through an on-line format with two days on campus for school orientation. Once prerequisite course requirements are fulfilled, the online program can be completed in two semesters (eight months).
"UTMB is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. Students (SARA). Out-of-state applicants must from a state is approved under SARA for online education."
UTMB strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. UTMB is committed to equal opportunity for students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability or would like to obtain information regarding services for students with disabilities at UTMB, please contact the Institutional ADA Officer in the Lee Hage Jamail Student Center, Suite 2.118 or at (409) 747-4818.
Recognized as a Military Friendly Institution, the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) provides multi-faceted support for veteran and active-duty students, from admission through graduation, to facilitate their achievement of academic and health related career goals. UTMB provides an environment that encourages active learning by recognizing the leadership qualities brought to the educational process from a veteran, as well as understanding the social, psychological, and financial needs unique to those who have served.
UTMB continually works to foster community among student veterans, honor their military service and academic contributions, and connect students to various resources, services and programs. Certifying Officials provide guidance on policies and procedures of using veteran education benefits as well as certifications for federal and state benefits. Accommodations, counseling and program specific tutoring is available to students when needed and UTMB has a strong Veterans Resource Group whose mission is to promote an inclusive university environment for military veterans.