Be Bold. Accelerate Into Nursing in Houston, Texas.

Become the best version of yourself by using your existing bachelor’s degree or college credits to earn a BSN in 12 months.

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University of St. Thomas Houston Accelerated BSN Program in Texas

If you have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field or at least 60 college credits and are ready to do big things in a new career caring for others, the University of St. Thomas accelerated program in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas, could be your shortest route to becoming a nurse. Our accelerated program for non-nurses, located in our ABSN Sites in the Woodlands (Shenandoah) and Sugar Land as well as at our main campus in downtown Houston, offers the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in as few as 12 months.

Our accelerated BSN program combines online coursework, onsite skills labs, and clinical rotations, integrating a rigorous curriculum and laying the groundwork for you to enter the profession as a practice-ready nurse. As an accelerated nursing student, you can expect:

As a student in the UST ABSN program, you can expect:

  • Hands-on experience through skills and simulation labs at our ABSN Sites in Shenandoah and Sugar Land, or at our main campus in downtown Houston.
  • Access to a quality nursing education via three start dates per year.
  • Flexibility to complete nursing theory coursework online—anywhere, any time.
  • Instruction from experienced nursing educators dedicated to your success.

Accessible Education

With three start dates per year in January, May and August, you can begin pursuing your accelerated nursing education at a time that suits you.

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Your Path to a New Nursing Career Starts Here

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Comprehensive Prerequisites

Our assigned prerequisite courses, required before admittance into the program, are designed to prepare students for the rigor of nursing school

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Hands-on Experience

Learn the core tenets of holistic patient care via
clinical rotations at top healthcare facilities in the Houston area.

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Admissions Support From a Steadfast Team

You’ve got big plans for your future, and they all start with earning a BSN. Our dedicated accelerated nursing admissions advisors get that, so they’ll work closely with you to navigate the entire ABSN admissions process. Their primary focus is to help you succeed in our accelerated BSN program in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas.