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Kickstart your nursing future through our ABSN program.

Find Your Purpose

If your calling is to become a nurse, you owe it to yourself to pursue the profession. And there’s no better place to earn a BSN than Grand Canyon University. For more than 70 years, we’ve provided students a transformative education grounded in our strong Christian mission. You can expect to graduate from our university as a competent, compassionate nurse who lives with purpose and serves with integrity.

A degree from our accelerated BSN program opens the door for a rewarding career caring for others. As an ABSN@UST student, you’ll work alongside experienced nursing instructors and professionals and learn skills that will equip you to become a nurse who will change lives for the better.

Do Big Things.

1The ABSN program at the University of St. Thomas is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm (visited June 23, 2022).

3Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021, 29-1141 Registered Nurses, at https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm (visited June 23, 2022).

Accelerated

Earn a BSN in 12 months so you can go on to do big things in your career — sooner.

Accessible

Set the foundation of your nursing education via online courses you can complete anywhere, at any time.

Accredited

Enroll in a CCNE accredited nursing program1 that combines online and
hands-on curriculum.

Become your best self. Become a nurse.

Our ABSN program offers:

  • An accelerated path for students with a minimum of 60 college credits or a non-nursing BA/BS.
  • Three start dates per year — January, May or August.
  • Curriculum that combines online and onsite learning. 
  • Clinical rotations at top healthcare facilities in Houston. 
  • A degree from an accredited, nonprofit university.
  • Seats available now.
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Earn Your BSN in 12 Months at the University of St. Thomas

An Accelerated Path to Nursing Success

Two Locations:

     ABSN Learning Site in The Woodlands

     Main Campus in Downtown Houston

With the demand for nurses expected to grow, now is the time to answer your calling and pursue your Bachelor of Science in Nursing through the University of St. Thomas Accelerated BSN (ABSN) program in Houston. If you have existing college credits and the desire to do big things, you can earn your nursing degree in as few as 12 months.

BSN Career Outcomes

Graduates can become clinical nurse educators, unit supervisors, care coordinators, nurse navigators, clinical instructors and more.

Did You Know?
About 194,500 openings for registered nurses are projected each year, on average, over the decade.
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ABSN Learning Site in Texas

We offer the ABSN program at our locations in the Houston area. Students may attend the ABSN Site in The Woodlands or the main campus in Downtown Houston.

Put nursing theory into practice in our state-of-the-art nursing skills and simulation labs and gain meaningful hands-on clinical experience working with some of Houston’s top healthcare providers.

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Talk to an admissions advisor to learn how you can earn your BSN in as few as 12 months

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Earn Your BSN From University of St. Thomas

An Accelerated Path to Nursing Success.

Two Locations: 

ABSN Learning Site in The Woodlands

Main Campus in Downtown Houston

$83,890

Mean Annual Wage for Registered Nurses in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX3

Exceptional

Learn key nursing theory and clinical knowledge from Houston’s premier Catholic university.

Houston ABSN Learning Site

121 Vision Park Blvd, Suite 300

Shenandoah, TX 77384

Admissions Requirements

In addition to holding a minimum of 60 college credits or a non-nursing bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university, to be eligible to start the ABSN program at the University of St Thomas, each student must:

  • Complete, or develop a plan with an Admission Advisor to complete, the prerequisites for the program prior to enrollment.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (including a 3.0 GPA for all prerequisite science courses). If a 3.0 has not been earned, connect with an Admission Advisor to discuss options.
  • Earn passing score(s) on either the HESI or the TEAS entrance exam.
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UST Main Campus

3800 Montrose Blvd

Houston, TX 77006