The LeTourneau University School of Nursing is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The BSN requires a total of 126 credit hours. These hours are divided into general core education, nursing pre-requisite courses, and clinical nursing courses. Based on the established degree plan, students will complete all pre-nursing requirements during the first 2 years of study and the clinical nursing courses in the junior and senior years.
Students must apply to the School of Nursing when they are within 12 hours of completion of core curriculum. Transfer students are also eligible for admission into the School of Nursing provided all admissions criteria are satisfied.
Additional Admissions Requirements for Nursing Program:
• Completion of the School of Nursing application
• Completion of the HESI A2 entrance exam with a minimum score of 80 on math and reading composite portions. The HESI exam can only be taken once during each enrollment period.
• Submit official transcripts from other institutions.
• Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Students must have achieved a “C” or higher in all prerequisite courses.
• Two letters of reference required for transfer students only (form is found in the application)
• Essay on nursing as a career
• Consent to FBI background check through the Texas Board of Nursing. (Background check will be done after acceptance.)
• Consent to drug screen. (Drug screen will be completed prior to beginning any clinical courses.)
• Completion of all pre-requisite courses and within 12 hours of core LeTourneau requirements.