Undergraduate Programs

The School of Nursing Undergraduate Programs are designed to prepare students to use an expanded skill, theory, research, and knowledge base in advanced roles within various settings. The programs emphasize preparation of students to meet the dynamic needs of the international, multicultural, and multilingual society in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond. 

Graduates in BSN Program will:

  • Facilitate the development of practitioners with critical thinking skills.
  • Provide holistic nursing care to individuals, families, and communities. 
  • Collaborate as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team to advocate for safe (mind-body-spirit), effective, and holistic client care, including the use of information technology, being cognizant of cultural, societal, economic, political, and ethico-legal issues.
  • Use the research process to identify nursing issues and evaluate research findings for applicability to nursing practice. 

Spring 2020 BSN Application will be open on June 3rd2019,
Application Deadline July 15, 2019

How to Apply:

Fill out your BSN application online at http://utrgv.tk20.com
For detailed instructions on how to apply:


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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460 Austin, TX 78701-3944, 512-305-7400

CCNE Accredited

The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Nursing, and the Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate Programs at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.


Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Online

Are you ready to meet the growing demand for more BSN-prepared nurses in health care? The UTRGV RN to BSN online degree program is designed to enable you to move ahead in your nursing career with leadership skills and knowledge from theory, research and evidence-based practice.

Click here for more information about the RN to BSN program.


Know Your RoadMap to Graduation

Vaqueros begin with the end in mind! Taking your major field of study into account, Road Maps are a suggested sequence of courses that you may take during your time at UTRGV. As you review your own Road Map, we encourage you to pay close attention to additional course prerequisites and requirements such as course sequence, course grades, classification and/or course rotation. Additionally, in connection with your Core, take a few moments to review your RoadMap and observe how your graduation pathway intersects with the Categories listed in the Core.

UTRGV Undergraduate Programs RoadMap list.