Concordia Texas ABSN Track in Texas Overview

Whether you are changing career paths or the direction of your education, Concordia University Texas’s ABSN track is a perfect opportunity to leverage your non-nursing academic experience and become a nurse.

No prior healthcare experience is required to transition into our ABSN track in Texas. You can transfer your existing college credit and earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in as few as 16 months of professional nursing study, so you can become the nurse you want to be without the wait.

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Nursing Workforce Development Scholarship

Concordia Texas is committed to developing a skilled professional nursing workforce in Texas. To support our mission and make a nursing education accessible to more students, we offer a $10,000 Nursing Workforce Development Scholarship to incoming ABSN track students. The total scholarship is to be disbursed in smaller installments each semester throughout the 16-month ABSN track.

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How the ABSN Track Curriculum Works

Our ABSN track in Texas uses a blended learning model that combines robust online coursework with hands-on learning and real-world clinical practice.

  • Online coursework where you’ll learn foundational nursing concepts via our e-learning platform under the guidance of esteemed professors.
  • Skills and simulation labs in our high-tech ABSN track learning centers. Labs provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for mastering hands-on nursing procedures and techniques.
  • Clinical rotations in Austin or Dallas regional hospitals and healthcare facilities, where you’ll practice caring for real patients in various specialties.

Two ABSN Locations

Concordia Texas offers two ABSN locations in Austin and Dallas. No matter which one you choose, you’ll learn from dedicated faculty members who are eager to offer their full support throughout your education.

Accelerated BSN FAQs

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

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

2. Is the ABSN track 100% online?

No. It’s a comprehensive blended learning model, which means we combine online coursework with onsite labs and clinical rotations that you’ll complete in person. The online learning component serves as a foundation for the in-person experiences you will complete during our ABSN track in Texas. You’ll participate in skills and simulation labs at our ABSN learning site in Austin or Dallas, and you’ll complete clinical rotations at regional hospitals and healthcare facilities.

3. Is it possible to work while participating in the Accelerated BSN track?

In order to be successful, a nursing student needs to be dedicated and self-motivated because of the pace and thoroughness of the accelerated track. This is a full-time commitment, and some consider it to be a job in and of itself. While it may be possible to work part-time while participating in the Accelerated BSN track, you should talk to an admissions counselor about your options.

4. What type of student excels in this accelerated nursing learning format?

The ABSN track at Concordia University Texas is fast-paced and demanding, so the students who are most successful are dedicated, self-motivated, organized, and eager to learn. They are able to anticipate the demands of their workload and are comfortable utilizing the support of their fellow students and faculty.

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ABSN Track Eligibility Requirements

Our ABSN track in Texas can help career changers and transfer students launch their nursing careers.