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About Cizik School of Nursing

Choose Excellence. Choose Cizik Nursing. 

At Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, our north star is always excellence – in nursing education, practice, and scientific discovery.

Since 1972, our rigorous, highly ranked programs have prepared more than 13,000 nurses for challenging and rewarding careers in patient care, research, nursing education, and leadership. Top students at various educational and professional levels choose Cizik School of Nursing to advance their careers by earning Bachelor of Science in NursingMaster of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degrees, or by completing nondegree post-graduate programs.

As one of the six schools at UTHealth Houston, our students and faculty benefit from collaborative opportunities across health care disciplines and unmatched clinical opportunities within the Texas Medical Center. Learn more about UTHealth Houston.

  

Accreditation

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

All School degree programs are accredited by appropriate agencies.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. http://www.ccneaccreditation.org

The baccalaureate program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing. http://www.bon.state.tx.us/

The BSN-DNP nurse anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 222 S. Prospect Avenue. Park Ridge, IL 60068; phone: (847) 692-7050, fax (847) 692-6968. https://www.coacrna.org/