School of Nursing

The School of Nursing trains caring and competent individuals to serve in a wide range of healthcare settings. ACU’s nursing degree programs provide a rigorous educational environment and clinical experiences in a diverse array of settings, preparing you with the technical and critical thinking skills necessary to excel in a field that includes over 100 possible specializations.

Through close mentoring relationships with experienced, compassionate Christian faculty, you will be challenged and empowered to expand your knowledge, wisdom and practical skills as you rise to face challenges in healthcare.

The School of Nursing trains caring and competent individuals to serve in a wide range of healthcare settings. ACU’s nursing degree programs provide a rigorous educational environment and clinical experiences in a diverse array of settings, preparing you with the technical and critical thinking skills necessary to excel in a field that includes over 100 possible specializations.

Through close mentoring relationships with experienced, compassionate Christian faculty, you will be challenged and empowered to expand your knowledge, wisdom and practical skills as you rise to face challenges in healthcare.

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Alumni Spotlight

HEALING HANDS

Haley McNeese worked hard to become an R.N. at a prestigious teaching hospital in Dallas, but a passion for medical missions kept tugging at her heart. Today, she lives in a remote village in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico using her expertise to serve the physical and spiritual needs of the Tarahumara people.

HEALING HANDS

Haley McNeese worked hard to become an R.N. at a prestigious teaching hospital in Dallas, but a passion for medical missions kept tugging at her heart. Today, she lives in a remote village in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico using her expertise to serve the physical and spiritual needs of the Tarahumara people.

School of Nursing News

Pre-health, nursing students experience different kind of medical missions trip

Oftentimes, the homeless are also the faceless of society, and basic needs such as health care are a luxury they simply can’t afford. A group of ACU students learned that lesson firsthand during a medical missions trip to Dry Bones Ministry in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Cynthia Powell (’81), associate professor of chemistry, and Rebekah Mullins, instructor of nursing, … Continued

Chelsea Van Meter, nursing instructor

Nursing instructor brings front-line experiences to the classroom

She used to have downtime during nursing shifts to chat with patients and their family members. She used to not feel so much anxiety at work, or at home. She used to not have to worry about her profession putting her family at risk.  A year into working in a COVID-19 unit at Abilene’s Hendrick … Continued

PCR testing

ACU students take on front-line roles in fighting the pandemic

They aren’t history majors, but they may be history makers.  Whether studying nursing, biology, athletic training, or other similar fields, many Abilene Christian University students took historic steps to mitigate the effects of a pandemic – administering COVID-19 tests, processing specimens in a lab and even vaccinating their peers and the community to protect against … Continued

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