What are you interested in?
- I want to pursue nursing leadership.
- I want to be an educator.
- I want to gain certification in a different nursing specialization.
- I want to find continuing nursing education courses to satisfied my licensure requirements.
Step up to Nursing Leadership
At Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston, we prepare nurses to lead from the bedside to the boardroom. Find out how you can play a part in advancing high-quality health care for all through our Nursing Leadership program.
Designed for working nurses, our hybrid program combines online courses with the opportunity to connect with faculty and get to know your classmates face to face. The program is open to students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and as post-graduate program for students who have already earned a Master of Science in Nursing.
Learn more about our program, and chart your own path to nursing leadership.
Teaching the Next Generation of Nurses
The nation’s nursing shortage cannot be remedied without more nursing faculty. Cizik School of Nursing offers multiple pathways for nurses who choose to become educators.
Students who have earned a Master of Science in Nursing or doctoral degree in nursing may complete our post-graduate Nursing Education program. Successful completion will qualify you for roles in staff development or patient education, as a clinical educator or preceptor, and to teach nursing students as a faculty member.
If you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and are interested in our Nursing Education program, you must first earn graduate-level degree. Please explore your options through Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston’s MSN, BSN to DNP Nurse Practitioner, BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia, or BSN to PhD program.
Add a specialty to your skill set
The post-graduate programs offered by Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston enable nurses who have a Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree to gain knowledge and pursue qualification in another role or clinical specialty. Degree plans are individualized according to the student’s educational needs, past course work, and certification.
Post-graduate programs are offered for the following tracks:
- Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Leadership
We also offer two tracks as post-graduate programs only:
Learn more about post-graduate opportunities at Cizik School of Nursing.
The Continuing Professional Development program at Cizik School of Nursing provides a variety of options for working nurses to meet their annual licensure requirements. We offer live, interactive webinars, in-person events, and self-paced courses.
Learn more, and find a learning opportunity that is right for you.
Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.