Texas Bachelor Degree in Nursing

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Texas BSN Programs - An Overview

Becoming a nursing professional is a great career choice for a number of reasons. The average salary for nursing professionals is around sixty thousand dollars, well above the national average of all occupations. Job security is rock solid as well, since the nation needs almost three million nurses by the year 2020. BSN programs in Texas can provide you with the best way to enter the nursing profession. While other ways to become a nurse exist, earning a BSN qualifies you for more job positions than any other degree will. Most employers prefer to hire applicants with a Bachelor's Degree or higher.

To earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, you need to enroll in a four year program. The first part of your education will focus on a variety of core classes designed to create the basis of your education. You will learn a number of fundamentals including chemistry, algebra, biology, nutrition, and even humanities. In addition you will likely be enrolled in several basic nursing classes that serve as an introduction to the more advanced areas of study. Once you enter the latter half of the program, BSN programs in Texas include a large amount of hands on training. You'll spend time in labs and clinical settings.

These laboratory based classes will teach you the skills needed to perform the functions of a nurse. You will learn to take patient data and read charts, collect blood or other samples from a patient, begin an IV, administer medication, complete initial consultations, and much more. Bt BSN programs in Texas move beyond technical skills and into a wide range of theoretical principals and psychology that can be applied towards your job. You will also learn to develop your communication and leadership skills so that you will be qualified and ready to assume administrative positions should the opportunity ever arise.

BSN programs in Texas will end with your graduation and with you receiving your bachelor's degree. You will still need to take the nursing exam required to get your RN license and enter the medical field as a professional nurse. Or you can continue your education, honing your skills into specific areas of medicine. A number of excellent occupations such as nurse anesthetist or even a nursing practitioner must earn their BSN to continue their education. In short, the four years you spend earning your Bachelor's Degree will be time invested wisely. You'll enjoy numerous benefits to your career and your patients will enjoy an improved level of care.

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Other Schools with BSN Programs in Texas

Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing
2149 Hickory Street
Abilene, TX 79601
University of Texas - Arlington
701 S Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76010
University of Texas - Austin
1 University Station
Austin, TX 78712
Lamar University
4400 MLK Blvd.
Beaumont, TX 77710
University of Mary Hardin - Baylor
900 College Street
Belton, TX 76513
Texas A&M Health Science Center
8447 Highway 47
Bryan, TX 77807
West Texas A&M University
2403 Russell Long Blvd.
Canyon, TX 79015
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Baylor University
1311 S 5th St Waco
Dallas, TX 76798
Texas Woman's University
304 Administration Dr.
Denton, TX 76204
University of Texas - Pan American
1201 W University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539
University of Texas - El Paso
500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX 79968
Texas Christian - Harris College
2800 West Bowie Street
Fort Worth, TX 76109
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Rd.
Houston, TX 77074
Prairie View A&M College
6436 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
Southwestern Adventist University
100 W. Hillcrest
Keene, TX 76059
Texas A&M International University
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041
Texas Technical University
2500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79409
East Texas Baptist University
One Tiger Drive
Marshall, TX 75670
Stephen F. Austin State University
1936 North St.
Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
701 West 5th Street
Odessa, TX 79763
University of Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Tarleton State University
1333 W. Washington
Stephenville, TX 76402
University of Texas - Tyler
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799
Midwestern State University
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

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