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The TWU College of Nursing in Denton sits in the midst of a bustling traditional university campus. Students complete their lower division prerequisites for nursing on the Denton campus in preparation for their upper division work at the Dallas or Houston campus. The Denton campus also offers masters and doctoral level programs in nursing.

TWU College of Nursing Denton is committed to promoting excellent online education. We have implemented Quality Matters standards for all of the courses in our PhD program. Quality Matters standards assure that our online courses promote learner engagement and provide students with the tools and information needed to be successful learners.


View the Denton Campus faculty directory.

Research Foci

Our faculty are actively engaged in research in a variety of clinical topics, which include:

  • Health informatics
  • Inner strength and resilience
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Neonatal mortality attributed to a perinatal cause
  • Patient safety
  • Preconception health
  • Rural health
  • Sexual assault
  • Social network analysis
  • Sudden cardiac arrest/death in children and adolescents
  • Support for laboring mothers

Denton Campus Programs


P.O. Box 425498
Denton, Texas

Map & Directions


RN-BS/RN-MS Coordinator: Dr. Jo-Ann Stankus  (940) 898-2434
Master's Advisor: Patricia Jones (940) 898-2418 
Doctoral Coordinator: Dr. Vicki Zeigler (940) 898-2433
Admissions Coordinator: Heather Close (940) 898-2284

page updated 7/30/2015 2:27 PM

Denton Course Rotation (pdf)

Academic / Administrative Complaints & Appeals

THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristics

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