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Pacesetter BSN

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Bachelor Blended
24 months
Duration
27972 USD/year
27972 USD/year
6664 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Are you looking to become a nurse? The Pacesetter BSN program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is for students looking to become a registered nurse. The program is fast-paced with students completing the program in 15 months.

Overview

Program Features

The curriculum of the Pacesetter BSN program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is arranged so that all of the nursing theory courses are offered in the first three semesters followed by a full-time, clinically intensive fourth semester. There will also be clinical experience labs and simulation during the first three semesters to complement the didactic material. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and are eligible to take the National Council of Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse. As a program approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, all BSN graduates are eligible for initial licensure in all 50 states.

Baccalaureate education in nursing is based upon a study of the sciences and humanities/arts and provides a foundation for continuing personal, professional, and educational development. The curriculum is designed to allow the student the opportunity to become a competent, self-directed nursing generalist who is able to critically think and function in a variety of settings. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Assessment
  • Adult Health Care
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Gerontologic Nursing
  • Adult and Older Adult Health Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.75 GPA or higher in the required 60 hours of nursing prerequisites.
  • 3.00 GPA or higher in the required science prerequisites.
  • HESI A2 Entrance Exam score report
  • Online application and non-refundable $60.00 application fee. 
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. Electronic submission is preferred. Information on how to send electronic transcripts is available online. Transcripts must be printed within six months of receipt. 
  • If you have previous college coursework from another country, you must have coursework evaluated by a credentialing service. This information will be used to determine which courses can satisfy the prerequisites.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13986 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    27972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13986 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3332 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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