Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing

Address: 
333 North Washington Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246
United States
Email Address: 
Phone: 
972-576-9100
Denominational Affiliation: 
Baptist

Mission Statement

Our mission at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is to prepare Baccalaureate and Graduate level nurses, within a Christian community, for professional practice, healthcare leadership and worldwide service.

Accreditations

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Baylor University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC  2000, 202-887-6791.

ACME, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing midwifery program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550 , Silver Springs, Maryland  20910-6374; for information about accreditation please contact ACME directly. Tel 240-485-1802, acme@acnm.org, https://www.midwife.org/acme

Program Distinctives

For more than a century, the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing has built a reputation for educating and preparing students to become caring nurse leaders, with an excellent academic foundation in nursing research and evidence-based practice, while remaining grounded in their faith, with a calling to serve others. Exemplifying our nursing school motto, Learn.Lead.Serve. ® Baylor nurses are called to be servant-leaders who make a difference in the lives of their patients around the world. In fact, many students participate in study abroad opportunities or mission trips domestically and internationally to give back to the community with their nursing skill and spiritual heart. Ranked in the top 50 nursing schools in U.S. News and World Report, LHSON is also noted for impactful research and scholarship giving light to new possibilities in nursing and other significant areas. LHSON delivers state-of-the-art instruction through innovative active learning methodologies in active learning classrooms. LHSON programs include:  BSN degrees through a traditional and FastBacc® (one year accelerated) program; online MSN Leadership and Innovation program; online DNP program including tracks as FNP, NNP and NM; a DNP Executive Nurse Leadership program and a U.S. Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing. We are dedicated to our mission to prepare Baccalaureate and Graduate level nurses, within a Christian community, for professional practice, healthcare leadership and worldwide service.

Mission/Service-Learning Opportunities

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.

Does your school have a Nurses Christian Fellowship group that meets regularly during the semester? Yes

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
*Traditional BSN
*FastBacc® 
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

* Leadership and Innovation Online program
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Online Program
*Family Nurse Practitioner track (online)
*Nurse Midwifery track (online)
*Neonatal Nurse Practitioner track (online)
*Executive Nurse Leadership track (online)