Admission to the University Graduate Program

  • Provide all required documents for admission
  • Apply for admission to Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University – Texarkana
  • Follow the path mapped on the Graduate Studies website
  • Meet with Nursing Program Advisor

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from an institution of higher education that is both accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency and either the NLNAC or the CCNE and a minimum of one year experience as Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Current, unencumbered registered nurse license to practice in the State of Texas, current compact license, or licensed in the state where practicums will occur (must show active licensure by the end of the first semester). 
  • Immunizations, CPR certification, negative drug screen, and personal health insurance.
  • Criminal background check.
  • Completed application and fee payment; official transcripts from each institution attended; résumé; letter of interest, commitment, and purpose for pursing a master's degree; and at least two letters of support from supervisors or professional mentors.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate nursing course work

Nursing Department Contacts

Kristie Avery
Admission Coordinator II
BASS 325
(903) 334-6747