TU’s undergraduate nursing program features a 99 percent job placement rate and board pass rates greater than the state and national averages. Students have access to a high-fidelity human patient simulation center and state-of-the-art learning facilities including a unique intraprofessional clinic, which allows students to gain hands on experience in a real practice environment. Strong community relationships with local healthcare providers provide excellent experiential learning opportunities, and highly personalized learning opportunities in small classroom settings help students make connections with passionate mentors and alumni. TU also offers an RN to BSN program that allows associate degree-prepared RNs to complete a BSN degree in as few as 12 months.
Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16 percent by the year 2024, faster than average for all professions. The School of Nursing’s programs combine a strong liberal arts core that fosters critical thinking with clinical training and incorporates the latest technology and protocols. Students graduate equipped to practice in a variety of complex clinical settings.
TU has ties with three major metropolitan medical centers, several smaller hospitals and an array of community healthcare agencies and psychiatric centers. Our alumni are employed in healthcare settings throughout the country and around the world.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean national salary for a registered nurse is $68,910. Starting salaries vary according to nursing specialties and geographic area.