Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nursing

The program is for Registered Nurses (RN), who have completed a Diploma or Associate Degree, to complete a BSN education. Courses are online and designed to build on previous nursing education and experiences of the RN student.

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About the Program

  • Complete in as few as 36 months
  • 42 General Education Core + 78 major requirements
  • $539.43 per credit hour

The purpose of this program is to provide a foundation in Holistic Nursing as an art and science with an emphasis on self-care and holistic care of clients, families, and communities. The program will also prepare graduates for entry into graduate nursing education and are eligible to sit for the American Holistic Nurses’ Certification Examination for baccalaureate prepared nurses.

Courses

A – GENERAL EDUCATION CORE – 42 HOURS

B – MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 78 HOURS

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR GRADUATION - 120 HOURS

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Calendar

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has specific deadline requirements that you must meet in order to enroll.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

UT Rio Grande Valley's 100% online programs offer affordable tuition, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Tuition Breakdown

  • $64,731.60* Total program cost
  • $539.43 Per credit hour
  • $1,104.29 Per 3-credit course

*Tuition and fee rates shown above are proposed rates for the 2015-2016 academic year. We estimate that tuition and fees will total no more than the rates shown above; however, rates are subject to change. Approved tuition and fee rates for UTRGV should be available prior to the fee payment deadline.

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Financial Aid

UTRGV is an equal opportunity institution in the administration of its financial aid programs. In keeping with this policy, financial aid is extended to students without regard to race, creed, sex, national origin, veteran status, religion, age or disability.

Additional Fees

  • Application Fee: $50
  • Graduation Fee: $32

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Admissions

If you have questions about how to apply to UTRGV, call us at 956-882-8983 or 888-882-4026 or email admissions@utrgv.edu.

Admissions Criteria

  • General undergraduate admission to UTRGV
  • Associate degree or diploma in nursing (Nursing Validation Base)
  • Completion of UTRGV General Education Core courses
  • Current U.S. or U.S. territory Registered Nurse license
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) license
  • Proof of required immunizations
  • Background security clearance

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