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The Department of Nursing offers an opportunity for a registered nurse with an associate degree in nursing to articulate seamlessly to the baccalaureate degree in nursing.

The baccalaureate curriculum builds on the basic nursing program to increase ability in leadership, evidence-based practice, health care policy and community health. Up to 30 semester credit hours are awarded for courses from the initial nursing program.

Up to 3 SHC can be awarded for completion of an approved national certification examination. Examples of approved certifications include CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse), CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse), Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse or Certified Obstetric Nurse. Examples of unapproved certifications include PALS, ACLS, TNCC.The student will register for NURS 432, Certification in Specialty Nursing Practice to receive this credit. 


  • Quality Nursing Education
  • Highly qualified faculty (academically and experientially)
  • Low faculty to student ratio
  • Individualized attention
  • Focus on student success through academic coaching, peer tutoring, writing center, faculty office hours (face-to-face or virtual)
  • Firm educational foundation for pursuing graduate level nursing education (Administration, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education)

Admission to the University

Complete the application to Texas A&M University -Texarkana. For paper application, click here.

Submit official transcripts from all previous colleges and universities, sent directly to:

Texas A&M University–Texarkana
Office of Admissions
7101 University Avenue
Texarkana, TX 75503


  1. Apply to A&M-Texarkana  (Apply Texas or CollegeNet) For paper application, click here.
  2. Select BS in Nursing (ADN to BSN) as major
  3. Meet with our transfer advisor, Jodi Pompa; jpompa@tamut.edu or 903-223-1365.
  4. Submit Nursing program specific application - after logging in, search Texas A&M University and scroll to bottom to see Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s program and select appropriate ADN- BSN Program. Application must be submitted before 10:59 p.m. on the deadline day (January 5th for spring program, May 15th for summer program and August 1st for fall program)
  5. Acceptance decisions from nursing will be sent from Kristie Avery, Admissions Coordinator; kavery@tamut.edu


  • Valid, current unencumbered registered nurse (RN) license
  • Graduation from a nationally accredited (CCNE, ACEN, CNEA) nursing program or a Texas Board of Nursing approved professional nursing program
  • Meet TAMUT transfer student admission requirements
  • Current CPR for Health Providers Certifications (BCLS)
  • Required immunizations (See Applicant Checklist)
  • 10-panel urine drug screen
  • Proof of Personal health insurance
  • Reference letter
  • Background check - https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks

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ADN to BSN Course Sequence

The Top 10 Advantages of a BSN Degree

  1. More Earning Potential
  2. Better Job Opportunities for BSN-Holders
  3. Career Advancement Opportunities
  4. Advanced Knowledge and Skills
  5. Advanced Job Qualification
  6. Quality Care for Patients
  7. Greater Demand from Magnet Hospitals
  8. It May Soon Be Required
  9. Program Length and Availability
  10. Shorter Bridge to Higher Education
By Nursejournal.org

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CLICK HERE for a downloadable flyer for our Nursing program.

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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