Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing
The Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs have received full, national accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing. All Baylor baccalaureate nursing graduates are qualified to take the National Certification Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) in any state. In addition, LHSON Midwifery major is accredited through the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME).
We truly do consider ourselves as called to prepare nurses through the integration of faith and excellent academics. From the adventure of the mission field to an exciting student life and innovative classroom experience, our students find their life changed in ways they never expected at Baylor. Our caring faculty go above and beyond to help students succeed and develop as a professional nurse so that they can help others far into the future. All in all, this special calling to serve others through academic excellence results in qualities that are unique to a Baylor Nursing graduate … qualities that are instantly recognized and appreciated by patients, employers and the community and exemplified in our motto: Learn.Lead.Serve. (R)
Being a Baylor nurse means students strive to be the hands and feet of Christ for those who are hurting or in need of comfort. Our legacy of caring is blessed with the recognition we received by U.S. News & World Report for 2018 Best Graduate School Rankings. We are honored that our DNP program is listed in the top 50 U.S. nursing schools at #47 and our MSN program is ranked at #56. The Nurse Midwifery program's 2017 #10 ranking remains in place for four years. In 2017, USNWR ranked the Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Innovation online degree program at #39 of the "2017 Best Online Graduate Programs."
Continuing our ministry of Baylor's nursing program, outreach through study and mission abroad is an important pillar of our missions at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Emphasizing servant leadership to influence global healthcare outcomes, students are offered the opportunity to participate in missions. Through domestic and international missions students give back to the community with their nursing skills and spiritual heart.
Our school's unique faith-based approach prepares students for a committed life of caring. From the adventure of the mission field, to an exciting student life and innovative classroom experience, we want our students to find their life positively changed in ways they never expected at LHSON. We are proud that many of our graduates have served with distinction around the world in all areas of the medical field, mission field and branches of the United States Armed Forces.
Does your school have a Nurses Christian Fellowship group that meets regularly during the semester? Yes