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Doctoral RN Degree Programs

Texas' Doctorate nursing programs offer both Master's prepared RNs and individuals with a Master's in a discipline other than nursing opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.  A doctoral candidate must take courses required by the selected school's degree plan.  The kind of doctoral degree(s) awarded at a particular school is indicated by an abbreviation within brackets at the end of each school listing below. The abbreviations are:
         >> DNP Doctorate of Nursing Practice
         >> DSN or DNSc Doctorate of Science in Nursing
         >> PhD Doctorate of Philosophy

Two tables are available below:
          Table 1:  For Master's-prepared RNs 
          Table 2:  For individual with Master's in a discipline other than nursing. 

Table 1:
Doctoral Programs for Master's-prepared RNs
For information about a school's admission requirements and degree plan, visit the school's web site (click on school name), write, or telephone.
Abilene

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,--Anita Thigpen Perry SON Campus, 1718 Pine St., Rm 2602, 79601.  325-676-7948, ext. 265.  [DNP]

Arlington

UT at Arlington School of Nursing, 411 S. Neddermann Dr.( Box 19407 , 76019-0407). 817-272-7339 /2776.  [PhD, DNP]

Austin University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, 78701-1499. 512-471-7311 /7927. [PhD]
Dallas Baylor University-School of Nursing, 3700 Worth Street, 75246.  214-820.3361/367-3752.  [Nurse Midwifery-DNP]
  Texas Woman's University, 5500 Southwestern Medical Ave., 75235-7299.  214-689-6510.  [DNP]
Denton Texas Woman's University College of Nursing, PO Box 425498, 76204-5498. 940-898-2000; Toll Free 866-809-6130. [PhD, DNP]
Fort Worth Texas Christian University-Harris College of Nursing, TCU Box 298620, 76129. 817-257-7652. [DNP]
Galveston UT Medical Branch-SON, 301 University Blvd., 77555-1132. 409-772-1510. [PhD]
Houston Texas Woman's University College of Nursing6700 Fannin St. , 77225-0334. 713-794-2103.  [PhD, DNP]
UT Health Sciences Center-SON, 6901 Bertner, PO Box 20334, 77225-0334.  713-500-2002;  800-232-8876 .  [DNP, PhD]
Longview-DES UT at Tyler College of Nursing (online), 3900 University Blvd. , 75799. 903-566-7021 /7320 or 800-UT-TYLER. [PhD]
Lubbock Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - SON , 3601 4th St. MS6264, 79430-6264. 806-743-2730 or 800-851-8240 .  [DNP, PhD]
Odessa Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center--Permian Basin, 800 W. 4th St., 79763.   432-335-5111;  432-335-5150.  [DNP, PhD]
Palestine -DES UT at Tyler (online), 3900 University Blvd., Tyler 75799.  903-566-7320.  [PhD]
 San Antonio University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, 78209.  210-829-3982.
  UT Health Sciences Center-SON, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr. , MC 7944, 78229-3900. 210-567-5800. [PhD; DNP]
Tyler UT at Tyler College of Nursing (online), 3900 University Blvd. , 75799.  903-566-7320;  800-UT-TYLER. [PhD]


Table 2:
Doctoral Programs for individual with Master's other than nursing
For information about a school's admission requirements and degree plan, visit the school's web site (click on school name), write, or telephone. 

Austin

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, 78701-1499. 512-471-7311/7927. [PhD]

San Antonio

UT Health Sciences Center - SON, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., MC 7944, 78229.  210-567-5800.  [PhD]

Tyler

UT at Tyler College of Nursing (online), 3900 University Blvd., 75799. 903-566-7320; 800-UT-TYLER. [PhD]

For inividuals who hold a degree (Baccalaureate or Master's) in a field/discipline other-than-nursing, visit these Alternate-Accelerated Nursing Programs.

 

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