Articulation Agreements


St. Mary' s University
Students enrolled as first-time freshmen at St. Mary’s University (StMU) and who meet certain admission requirements will be offered the opportunity to participate in a collaborative program, which allows early acceptance to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

To be eligible for the program, StMU students will need to have earned a minimum 3.70 math and science GPA and a minimum 3.70 cumulative GPA. Please note, all collegiate coursework must have been completed at St. Mary’s University and applicants must have received a “B” or higher in all required math and science coursework. For more information about this program, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Admissions.

StMU students have a second option to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center. Students enrolled as first-time freshmen at StMU and who meet certain admission requirements will be offered the opportunity to participate in a collaborative program, which facilitates early acceptance in the School of Nursing to receive both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Combined Sciences from St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center.

To be eligible for the program, StMU students will need to have completed at least 26 semester credit hours of specified courses, including at least 20 hours in science and math at St. Mary’s University. Additionally, students will need to have earned a minimum 3.70 math/science GPA and a minimum 3.70 cumulative GPA. Please note, all collegiate coursework must be completed at StMU and applicants must have received a “B” or higher in all required math and science coursework. For more information about his program, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Admissions or the StMU Pre-Health Professions Office.

Texas A&M University — College Station
Students earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health from the Department of Health & Kinesiology or a degree from the Department of Public Health Studies (PHS) at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and who meet certain admission requirements will be offered the opportunity to receive acceptance to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

To be eligible for the program, TAMU students will need to have a earned a minimum 3.50 math and science GPA and a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA. Applicants may complete Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab and Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab at an accredited community college within the TAMU HSC degree plan. Please note, all other collegiate coursework must have been completed at Texas A&M University (courses completed in high school via duel credit, Advanced Placement, or International Baccalaureate are acceptable for transfer). Applicants must have received a “B” or higher in all required math and science coursework. For more information about this program, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Admissions.

Texas Lutheran University
Students earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Texas Lutheran University (TLU) and who meet certain admission requirements will be offered a guaranteed admission interview for the BSN to PhD program at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing.

To be eligible for the guaranteed interview, TLU students will need to have earned a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA. For more information about this program, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Admissions.

The University of Texas at Austin
Students enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and who meet certain admission requirements will be offered the opportunity to participate in a collaborative program, which allows for acceptance to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

To be eligible for the program, students will need to have completed all required math and science courses. Additionally, students will need to have earned a minimum 3.0 math/science GPA and a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Please note, all math and science coursework must be completed at UT. For more information about this program, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Admissions.

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Students enrolled as a first-time freshman at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and who meet certain admission requirements will be offered the opportunity to participate in a collaborative program, which allows early acceptance to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

To ensure program eligibility, UTSA students will need to work with University Health Professions advisors at UTSA. Students will need to have earned a minimum 3.60 math and science GPA and a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA. For more information about this program, please contact the University Health Professions Office at UTSA.