Bachelor of Science in Nursing | BSN
UMHB nursing programs incorporates autonomous and collaborative care across the lifespan for individuals, families, populations, and communities. Nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of those experiencing illness, disability, or end of life concerns.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is the degree of choice for nurses employed in diverse healthcare settings. The UMHB BSN nursing program, prepares students to provide high quality patient care. Expert faculty utilize innovative classroom and clinical teaching strategies to foster student engagement and learning. In addition, students have opportunities to participate in study abroad experiences to enhance a global perspective of service and healthcare.
UMHB students practice and refine their nursing skills in the high-tech simulation hospital and labs.
The Isabelle Rutherford Meyer Nursing Education Center includes a full hospital suite complete with ER, maternity, and ICU settings. Also available is a standardized patient clinic with six fully equipped exam rooms, and skills and physical diagnosis labs where students develop their assessment and procedural skills using patient simulators.
Why should I choose to study Nursing?
Nursing offers many ways to help others. You can work in corporations to help employees maintain wellness, in underserved areas where health care is limited, in the mission field, in high tech/high touch areas of labor and delivery, flight nursing or critical care, and in schools and community clinics.
What are some courses I will take while studying as a BSN student?
- NURS 3315 Perspectives in Pharmacotherapy
- NURS 4310 Global Perspectives in Healthcare
- NURS 3210 Population Health Perspectives
- NURS 3620 Healthcare Delivery
- NURS 3320 Pathophysiology
I hope to start my career in an accomplished new-grad program and become one of the best in my field.
RN-BSN My Way Program
Online Nursing Program
In addition to the traditional BSN program, the Scott & White School of Nursing offers a competency-based, online RN-to-BSN program for associate degree prepared nurses who wish to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing education at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. (https://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Following her graduation in 2016, Kathryn Mayo went to work as a nurse on the cardiac care unit at Scott & White Medical Center. In addition to caring for patients, she serves on several shared governance councils and is Chair of the Research and Evidence-based Practice Shared Governance Council, where she works with nurses who want to perform research projects. “Relational lessons I learned from my instructors at UMHB have made an enormous difference in how I’ve organized my team and the way my council conducts business,” she says. “The way my professors care about people makes me want to do the same for others, so I make a point to develop and encourage my council members as we work together."
What are some jobs in nursing with a BSN?
The BSN degree prepares graduates to work both in acute care agencies, such as hospitals, or in community settings such as clinics, schools, and industrial sites.
Where do graduates work?
UMHB Nursing students have found global success in different areas:
- MD Anderson, Houston
- Cook’s Children’s
- Houston Memorial Herman
- Developed and Implemented orphanage in Uganda
- Vanderbilt Hospital System
Where can I go to for graduate studies?
Many Nursing students have continued their education at these schools:
- University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
- University of Texas
- Texas Christian University
- University of Houston
- University of Oklahoma
- Vanderbilt University
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Why study a bachelor of science in nursing at UMHB?
UMHB bachelor of nursing degree graduates have 100% job placement, usually prior to graduation.
UMHB’s state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Learning Center offers a simulated hospital, a standardized patient clinic, and skills and diagnosis labs where students can develop their assessment and procedural skills before moving out into real-world settings. The university’s strong relationship with regional healthcare providers makes it possible for students to then move out into clinical assignments to gain firsthand knowledge working in a wide range of top-notch care settings.
The nursing program offers students opportunities to take part in nursing oriented study abroad courses and mission trips to areas such as Africa, Peru, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic.
The school offers frequent opportunities for students and faculty to serve members of the local community through groups such as Feed My Sheep (meals for the homeless), Body of Christ Clinic (low/no cost medical care for low-income clients) and Helping Hands food bank.