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 January medical missions trip to Dry Bones Ministry in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Cynthia Powell (’81), associate professor of chemistry, and Rebekah Mullins, instructor of … Continued

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ACU nursing graduates outrank state and national NCLEX first-time test averages

For 2019, the first-time pass rate for Abilene Christian University nursing graduates taking the NCLEX test was 96.08 percent, exceeding both the state and national program averages. On Friday, the Texas Board of Nursing released first-time pass rates for eligible nursing programs in the state. This marks three years in a row for ACU’s first-time … Continued

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10 Questions with Amber Brantly

When Dr. Kent (’03) and Amber (Carroll ’06) Brantly accepted a call to the medical missions field in Liberia in 2013, they had no inkling their lives might one day be the making of international headlines. “It still feels bizarre to me that people know about us, that it even mattered to so many people … Continued

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