Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) offers unique opportunities for students who are not registered nurses to receive the latest state-of-the-art nursing education. The combination of classroom and hands-on learning using patient simulators and hospital settings provides students the ability to acquire skills using the most current technology. While benefiting from the expertise of outstanding faculty and the opportunity to work with other health care professionals, students receive an education that prepares them to be nursing leaders.

Upon completion of prerequisite courses, the BSN degree plan can be completed in four consecutive semesters/16 months or 65 semester credit hours. Courses are taught in a classroom setting and online. For students residing outside of El Paso, relocation to El Paso is required for the 16-month duration of the program.

Program Cost

Current tuition information can be found by visiting our tuition and fees page. The estimated cost of the program can be found in the GGHSON Catalog under Financial Information. Additional course fees will apply.

Financial Aid

Applicants interested in applying for financial aid (student loans, grants, scholarships) upon admission to the GGHSON must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at The GGHSON requires a FAFSA on file to be eligible for scholarships offered by the school.

Financial aid is available upon admission to the GGHSON.

Learn More

See a complete breakdown of the program by semester here: BSN Degree Plan
View the current catalog: GGHSON Catalog

Please Note

The HESI Assessment Exam in now required for all applicants to the GGHSON. For directions on how to register for the HESI Assessment Exam, please click here. For more information on the HESI Assessment Exam, and for suggested study material, click here.