The TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences - Dallas Center isn’t a traditional college campus as much as it’s an efficient environment for an excellent nursing education.
We sit in the heart of the Southwestern Medical District encompassed by four hospitals and faculty who are experts in their fields. Evidence-based scenarios, pioneering research and innovative teaching methodologies seamlessly blend here at the Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing.
Clinical opportunities abound in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Dallas is where undergraduates can spend their last two years completing their nursing degree and where graduate students work in pursuit of a master’s or doctoral degree. Courses are a mix of online and face-to-face.
By the Numbers
- 4 - Neighboring hospitals in the Southwestern Medical District
- $5M - Gift from T. Boone Pickens to build the Dallas Center in 2011
- 1954 - Nursing training began in cooperation with Parkland Hospital in Dallas
- 947 - Nursing students enrolled at the Dallas Center in Spring 2016
Nursing Programs in Dallas
Students seeking bachelor’s degree can finish their degree in Dallas. It’s also home to our weekend/evening programs for those looking to become a registered nurse (RN) and online programs for RNs looking to complete a degree.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree (last two years)
- Weekend/Evening program
- RN BSN (online)
Master’s prepared nurses serve as directors of nursing, clinical specialists, consultants, supervisors and private practitioners. At the Dallas Center, we offer:
- Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Education (online)
- Nursing Health Systems Management
- Post MS Certificate program
At the Dallas Center, we offer the following doctoral program:
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About the Dallas Center
The TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences - Dallas Center neighbors the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School about five miles north of downtown Dallas. It’s a 190,000-square-foot facility opened in 2011.
Our Dallas Center bears the name of Texas oilman and entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens, who donated $5 million to the building’s fundraising campaign.
Contact the Dallas Center
Undergraduate Programs contact:
BS in Nursing (BSN) and RN-BSN
Note: Prospective and current TWU nursing-entry (those who do not hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing) students who live closer to the TWU Houston Center may schedule an in-person or telephone appointment to meet/speak with an academic advisor.
Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing
5500 Southwestern Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75235-7299
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