Accelerated Nursing Program in Austin

Are you ready to kickstart you nursing career? Are you looking for an accelerated nursing program in Austin, Texas? Concordia University Texas is the perfect place to take the first steps on your path toward nursing. Our 16-month, Texas-based Accelerated BSN track can put you on a faster path to becoming an RN. All you need is passion and motivation to get moving toward your goal — no previous healthcare experience is required.

Career Benefits of Relocating to Austin for Nursing School

While our ABSN track does offer an online component, you will still need to complete labs and clinicals at our ABSN site in Austin, Texas. Concordia University Texas offers our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) track in Austin, the perfect city to live in while earning your BSN and potentially afterward as you embark on your nursing career.

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Renowned Health Care Network Connections

While there are many great locations for accelerated nursing programs, Austin, Texas, is home to a booming healthcare hub. While we can’t guarantee where your clinicals will take place, rest assured you will be working with experienced healthcare professionals at respected facilities in the area.

Not only will you gain valuable clinical experience while you’re a student, but you could also make connections that lead to great job prospects to pursue after graduation.

High Nursing Demand

If you have a family to support, or if you’re just considering making a big move to follow your dream of becoming a nurse, job security may be important to you. Luckily, the demand for nurses in Austin, Texas is on your side.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas is the second largest employer of registered nurses of any state. The Austin-Round Rock area alone employs as many as 12,450 nurses, making it a great place to find your first nursing role after graduation.

Austin is also particularly attractive to nursing job seekers because it offers competitive nurse salary expectations. According to the BLS, the average yearly salary in the Austin-Round Rock area is $81, 220 as of May 2022.

Other Benefits of Moving to Austin for Nursing School

In addition to having high demand for nurses and great salary opportunities, Austin is also a fun place to live.

Austin offers a unique blend of nature, culture, and a thriving cultural energy. With plentiful art, hiking, shopping, museum experiences, and amazing restaurants, Austin has something for everyone. When you’re not studying or attending class and labs, you’re sure to find something you love in the city.

Area Attractions

Your nursing coursework will take up much of your time during the ABSN track, but don’t forget to make time to explore the city and see if Austin is the place you may want to stay and launch your nursing career. Here are some attractions located a short drive from the Concordia Texas ABSN learning center:

  • Austin City Limits Music Festival
  • SXSW
  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • Austin Film Festival

Nearby Amenities

If you have family or friends visiting to support you, Austin offers a wide range of hospitality. You’ll also have diverse dining options within a short drive from the program site location, some of our favorites include:

  • Hestia: Fine dining
  • Uchi: Japanese
  • Justine’s: French
  • Suerte: Mexican
  • Juniper: Italian

Attending Concordia University Texas’s ABSN Learning Site in Austin

The Concordia University Texas’s ABSN Learning Site is located at 9430 Research Blvd. Suite I-300, Austin, TX 78759.

Our learning site location is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Our contact number is 866-891-1371.

Explore Concordia Texas’s Austin ABSN Learning Site

If you’re ready to apply to the Concordia Texas ABSN track in Austin, let’s look at where you’ll study at the Concordia Texas ABSN Learning Site. It’s here you’ll attend lectures, study for tests and quizzes, and attend skills and simulation labs.

The Austin ABSN learning site offers lockers to store your books and items, conference rooms for debriefing after lab, private study spaces to prepare for tests and quizzes, common areas for meals and socializing, high-tech manikins and lab equipment, a top-notch control room, offices, and of course, classrooms.

Check out the virtual site tour.

Frequently Asked Questions 

When do classes start for the ABSN track?

We offer three ABSN track starts a year in January, May, and August.

How will this online-based ABSN prepare me for a successful career?

Students in the ABSN track receive an accelerated nursing experience created through a combination of online coursework, hands-on preparation, and real-world application.

What requirements do I need to meet to get into accelerated nursing school?

Transfer applicants must complete pre-nursing degree requirements with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Second-degree seeking students must hold a conferred degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Ready to Explore Austin?

An accelerated nursing program in Austin, Texas makes it possible for eligible students to earn a BSN in 16 months.