Why Nursing at ACU?

The mission of the ACU School of Nursing is to educate students for lifelong learning and Christian service and leadership as professional nurses throughout the world.

The School of Nursing educates future nurses to facilitate health and healing in a variety of helthcare settings. Students are mentored by Christian faculty and practicing nurses in a rigorous educational environment that equips them with the skills and critical thinking necessary for exceptional careers as registered nurses (RNs).

Real-World Opportunities

The program offers the following components for a world-class nursing education:

  • Shadowing opportunities in hospital and private practice settings for pre-nursing and other pre-health students
  • Practice with state-of-the-art technology in classrooms and simulation laboratories
  • Local and regional clinical experiences in acute, critical and community healthcare settings, with the option for an international experience
  • Opportunity to work collaboratively with faculty on research
  • Evidence-based and problem-based approaches to learning
  • Community education outreach
  • NCLEX-RN test preparation

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Learn more about the BSN curriculum and co-curricular opportunities offered to nursing students in the vibrant, Christian environment at Abilene Christian.

Growing Demand 
For RNs

Amber Tate ('09)
Registered Nurse,
Medical ICU,
Baylor University
Medical Center
B.S.N., RN 


"I thrive on variety and get bored with the mundane. That's why I like ICU. I like the continuing challenge of adapting to new situations, the learning opportunities each patient brings, and how I continue to grow as a nurse and as a person. ACU provided the foundation for this God-centered growth and maturity."


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