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About the School of Nursing

Established in 2008, the Texas A&M School of Nursing is committed to addressing the critical nursing shortage across Texas, including historically underserved and rural populations. We are dedicated to educating and producing nurses prepared to lead within the profession while advancing nursing research and increasing outreach initiatives to positively impact the health care landscape.


Creating a sustainable pipeline of diverse, educated nurses through advanced education, collaborative programs and strategic partnerships is key to meeting the challenges of health care. Our students take knowledge gained from the classroom, simulations and clinical training to provide patient-centered care beyond the bedside. Staying true to our Aggie Core Values, we foster a culture that enhances the quality of life across Texas, the nation and beyond.


The mission of the School of Nursing is to educate professional nurses of today and leaders of tomorrow through the provision of excellent educational programs in nursing. The School will identify, attract and graduate students of high potential, especially those from groups who have been historically under-represented in Texas health care.

Furthermore, this mission will facilitate individuals, families and groups in achieving the maximum state of well-being through education of highly skilled nurses, research and service. The mission of the School will be enhanced through faculty contributions to community service, leadership, practice and research.



As leaders, our graduates are taught to question traditional methods and to continually seek the best practices based on relevant clinical research. Through community service and leadership opportunities, the School of Nursing embraces our calling to support social responsibility and global citizenship through servant leadership.


Nursing research shapes outcomes that can address access to health care. With specialized research centers and strategic partnerships in place, our nurses have specialty areas, including:

  • Forensic nursing
  • Hispanic populations
  • Childhood obesity
  • Public health nursing
  • Chronic diseases
  • Vulnerable populations

Serving Texas and Beyond

Our students and faculty benefit from collaborative opportunities in instruction, clinical training and translational research with fellow Texas A&M Health Science Center schools, institutes, centers and partners. And with multiple campuses, advising and recruitment locations and clinical practice sites, Aggie nurses can be found across Texas.