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UST Announces Free Fall Tuition for Two New Nursing Programs

Nurse with a patientOut of a debt of gratitude for nurses who have been on the front-lines during this pandemic, the University of St. Thomas Houston will offer 100 nurses FREE FALL TUITION for two of its new Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs.

The UST Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing will offer 50 BSN nurses who want to earn an MSN and 50 RNs educated at the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) level who want to earn a MSN an opportunity to start their advanced nursing degrees and increase their earning power.

“During the COVID_19 pandemic, nurses are helping to heal the world,” Dr. Poldi Tschirch, dean of the Peavy School of Nursing. “I am grateful to the University of St Thomas for acknowledging the courage and service of nurses in our community by providing scholarships to support them in advancing their education through our brand new MSN and RN to MSN programs. “

According to University of St. Thomas President Dr. Richard Ludwick, “2020 has been designated the Year of the Nurse, and with the fearless work they are doing to save millions around the globe right now, there has never been a more appropriate time to thank them. We hope that this offer of free fall tuition to our new MSN programs will help them continue their educational journey through these difficult times.”

MSN Program

UST’s nursing programs have a unique focus on holistic healing. The Master of Science in Nursing is a flexible program that students can attend full-time or part-time so they can complete the program in 2-3 years while still working a full-time job. The program includes 3 specialty majors: Nursing and Healthcare Simulation, Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership.

RN to MSN Program

Here is your chance to advance in the ever-growing nursing field with an MSN degree from UST. Experienced nurses who hold an associate degree who meet admissions standards can enroll in the RN-to-MSN program.

Course work is online, with simulation labs being held at UST’s state-of-the-art Center for Science and Health Professions.

Both programs, supported by a US Department of Education Title V grant, give students everything they need to succeed including a Graduate Nursing Success Center. Students can study in UST’s state-of-the-art Center for Science and Health Professions and be in close proximity to some of the nation’s leading hospitals and medical research organizations, including the Texas Medical Center.

Here is How to Apply

To apply for the MSN or RN-to-MSN programs, you need to apply to NursingCAS (www.nursingcas.org). Once logged into www.nursingcas.org, you need to designate the University of St. Thomas as your school of choice. To request more information, contact nursing@stthom.edu.

Approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is pending for both programs.