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The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

About Us

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is one of the leading nursing schools in the nation, with a history of excellence in academics, research, and service. We earn this distinction because of our:

  • Diverse, engaged students taught by dedicated faculty
  • Cutting-edge research conducted by nursing school faculty focusing on health behaviors and health promotion across the lifespan
  • Service through our community-based clinics
  • Collaborative partnerships

The UT Austin School of Nursing prepares its students for rewarding careers that enrich the practical world and help further nursing research.

To learn more about The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, please visit the UT Austin School of Nursing website.


Our Values, Mission, Goals, & Philosophy

Values Shared with the University

Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, and Responsibility


The purpose of the School of Nursing is to achieve excellence in undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service, advancing the missions of the University of Texas through:

  1. Preparing individuals at the baccalaureate level to assume roles in professional nursing practice;
  2. Preparing individuals at the graduate level to assume leadership in practice, education and research;
  3. Promoting excellence in nursing scholarship;
  4. Advancing the health of the public through developing and disseminating new knowledge about health, health care, and health care delivery through scholarly inquiry; and
  5. Providing consultation, health care programs, and health care services in response to emerging and urgent public health needs.

Read more about our philosophy. (PDF)

Learn about the School of Nursing 2012-2017 Strategic Plan (PDF)