Stephen F. Austin State University


The School of Nursing is one of the departments in the College of Sciences and Mathematics. Lectures, labs and faculty are located primarily in the Nursing/Math Building. Clinical experience is provided by various clinical agencies within the community. The curriculum of the School of Nursing allows for planning for each individual's background, needs and interests. The curriculum plan includes courses in general education, science, the humanities and a nursing core. Some clinical application courses allow for practice in areas of the student's interest.


The School of Nursing offers the following:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year program in which the students complete prerequisites during their freshman and sophomore years. After being accepted into the nursing program, students complete two years of nursing courses, as well as necessary clinical experience. This program is accredited by the National League for Nursing and the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.

RN-Transition Track supports the concept of encouraging nurses who have completed their education in either an associate degree or diploma program to achieve a baccalaureate degree in nursing. In order to achieve this goal, the transition program was established to facilitate the educational goals of the student who has previously passed the NCLEX-RN and has current licensure as a registered nurse.

Master's in Nursing Program is offered with the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, with distance learning classroom space provided by the School of Nursing.


Graduates of the program will:

Student Nurses Associations

The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is available to nursing students to enhance their personal and professional development and networking skills.



For more information, contact the School of Nursing at or 936.468.3604.