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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.

University of St. Thomas Houston Accelerated Nursing 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 nursing program in Texas could be your shortest route to becoming a nurse. Our accelerated BSN 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, called ABSN@UST, combines online coursework, onsite skills labs and clinical rotations, integrating a rigorous curriculum and laying the groundwork for you to enter the profession a practice-ready nurse.

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

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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Comprehensive Curriculum

Our blend of online courses, hands-on labs and clinical rotations will prepare you to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam.

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Hands-on Experience

Learn the core tenants 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 ABSN@UST admissions counselors get that, which is why they’ll work closely with you to navigate the entire ABSN admissions process. Their primary focus is to help you succeed in our accelerated nursing program in Houston, Texas (Woodlands – Shenandoah, Sugar Land, and Downtown Houston areas).