Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University of the Incarnate Word offers two pathways to complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Traditional BSN and Accelerated BSN. For more information on the Traditional BSN, please see below. For those looking for the accelerated program, please visit the ABSN website for more information. The heart of healthcare is a nurse that is compassionate, an excellent communicator, and focused on the well-being of his/her patients. Let us help you with the preparation that you need to be a stellar nursing professional.

The Traditional BSN track prepares graduates to take the licensure examination to become a Registered Nurse (RN). Nursing courses include clinical experiences in a variety of settings with clients across the lifespan. Our nursing education building includes a state-of-the-art clinical learning center that offers high fidelity simulated learning experiences. UIW graduates are employed around the world in all areas of healthcare, including hospitals, community settings, research, education, parish ministries, government agencies and the military services.

The Traditional BSN track is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

There are two routes into the Traditional BSN track at the University of the Incarnate Word:

Regular Admission and Second Degree Student Admission

Click on the following links for specific information about the Traditional BSN track:

Attention military students: The UIW Traditional BSN is a five-semester program that requires 28 months to complete. Prospective Navy Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP) Students, please visit the Nursing Admissions page for more information.

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