Christian Nursing Programs

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Christian nursing programs provide not only a quality nursing education but also a thoughtful and caring approach to patient care. You’ll learn technical nursing skills as well as how to compassionately serve your neighbor as a nurse. Our faith-based nursing program at CTX welcomes students of all religions and backgrounds.

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If you’re looking for a nursing school that will teach you to be a skilled and compassionate nurse, look no further than Christian nursing programs. Whether you practice a faith tradition or not, faith-based nursing programs can be an excellent way to develop into a well-rounded nurse with technical skills and a servant’s heart.

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) track at Concordia University Texas is committed to educating students to become excellent nurses. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in as few as 16 months and quickly transition into a nursing career.

Now let’s get into what you need to know about Christian nursing programs and the advantages of choosing one for your nursing education.

What Are Christian Nursing Programs?

Most Christian nursing programs are housed within faith-based colleges and universities. You can find nursing programs with a wide variety of faith traditions. Faith-based nursing programs can be found in universities affiliated with Lutheran, Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, and other denominations.

Christian universities offer a variety of degree programs in art, science, math, social sciences, and religion. Concordia University Texas enrolls over 36,000 students and has four colleges, 36 undergraduate programs, and several master’s degree programs (we also have EDd and DPN programs). The nursing program at CTX is dedicated to provide students with the ability to improve the lives of others while respecting all people as individuals of great intrinsic worth.

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Where Can You Find Faith-Based Nursing Programs?

You can find Christian nursing programs scattered across the United States. The CTX ABSN track has campuses in both Austin and Dallas, Texas.

Benefits of Christian Nursing Programs

Attending a faith-based nursing school can benefit you in several ways. Here are some reasons to consider a school with faith-based values.

1. Holistic Education

As a nurse, you’ll be asked to play a dynamic role, providing patients with physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional support. As such, it’s helpful to have a holistic approach to patient care. Nursing is much more than just medications and treatments. When you master the art of nursing, you can positively influence patients and better support them.

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Christian nursing schools focus on teaching technical nursing skills and shaping your spiritual care, communication, and listening skills. These programs help prepare you to be a qualified nurse adept at caring for patients in their most vulnerable moments.

2. Value Alignment

Another key reason to consider a faith-based nursing school is to learn from a program that aligns with your values. If service, compassion, patience, honesty, and faith are important to you, you’ll appreciate a program that shares those values. Nursing tracks like our ABSN track at CTX will teach you how to bring those values into your daily work as a nurse. Attending a school that aligns with your values will help you feel supported during the challenges of nursing school.

3. Purpose and Meaning

At faith-based nursing programs like the ABSN track at CTX, we help our students find purpose and meaning in their work. Through your vocation as a nurse, you’ll serve your community and help others daily. At CTX, we’ll teach you how to step forward into your purpose and find joy in the mission of caring for the health of your patients.

4. Hope for Patients

Working in healthcare, you’ll encounter many opportunities to celebrate with patients as they heal and recover from illness and surgery. You will also experience moments of sharing grief and sadness. You’ll need to comfort and console patients and families experiencing grief because of an unfortunate diagnosis or the death of a loved one.

In your work as a nurse, you may also personally experience grief.. If you have a faith-based nursing education, you’ll be better equipped to navigate these challenging emotions.

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Who Can Attend Faith-Based Nursing Schools?

You do not have to be a Christian to attend Christian nursing schools. At CTX, we welcome students of all faiths and traditions. Every student brings a unique story, and our differences strengthen our community.

How Does the CTX ABSN Incorporate Faith?

The ABSN track at CTX incorporates faith-based values throughout the curriculum. During labs and clinical rotations, you’ll learn technical skills as well as spiritual and emotional care for patients. We’ll teach you how to live out your values as you care for patients. During the nursing curriculum at CTX, you’ll learn how to become a servant leader which will help you make a positive impact on others.

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Explore Accelerated Nursing at CTX

Now that you know the advantages of attending a Christian nursing program and how to find one, it’s time to explore the CTX ABSN track. This accelerated nursing track is designed for students with a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or at least 60 non-nursing college credits. By leveraging your past college experience, you can earn your BSN in as few as 16 months.

Our hybrid learning model incorporates online nursing coursework, hands-on skills and simulation labs, and clinical rotations in and around Dallas and Austin, Texas. With two program sites and three start dates per year, you can begin nursing school when and where it works for you.

Contact our admissions counselors to learn more about nursing school admissions. Begin the path to a BSN at CTX today!