College of Nursing

Graduate Degrees Offered
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN Nurse Administration
MSN Nurse Education
Professional Certifications
  Family Nurse Practitioner Nurse Administration Nurse Education

Website The College of Nursing’s graduate programs prepare registered professional nurses to be advanced practice nurses in the specialty areas of Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administration and Nurse Education. The faculty of the College of Nursing believes that graduate education is the most effective means of preparing nurses for advanced practice roles through academic excellence, intellectual curiosity and leadership development. Graduate classes are offered during the evening onsite and online. The College of Nursing has a 90-year rich history of accomplishments and national accreditations. Housed in a state-of-the-art twelve-story facility in the TMC, the College is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and holds two national accreditations from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC ) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College continues to remain relevant in the quality and variety of programs offered through advanced technology, highly skilled faculty and mutual partnerships.

Scholarships Opportunities

A. Jeanette Jones Endowment – Tuition Support Dollie Braithwaite Scholarship – Tuition Support Health Resources and Services Administration Traineeship – Tuition/ Book Support

Mission

The faculty of the College of Nursing at Prairie View A&M University embrace the University’s mission of excellence in education, research and service. The primary goal of the College of Nursing is to prepare beginning professionals as nurse generalists and advanced practice nurses who have a foundation for continuing personal, professional and educational growth. Graduates are prepared to practice in a variety of settings and to assume leadership roles in response to the health needs of a rapidly changing, complex society.

Contact Information

Houston Campus: Prairie View A&M University, College of Nursing 6436 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030 The Woodlands Campus: The University Center 3232 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77384 Nursing Research Center: College of Nursing 6436 Fannin Street, Suites 1243, Houston, Texas 77030 Collaborative research with Texas Medical Center faculty focuses on disparity and underserved populations and nursing practice outcomes.

Dr. Jennifer Goodman Director, Graduate Nursing Programs (713) 797-7015 jjgoodman@pvamu.edu

Ms. Tiffany McCowan Administrative Assistant (713) 797-7011 tjmccowan@pvamu.edu

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