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Nursing School in Irving, Texas—just northwest of Dallas

Evening and Weekend Option available at our Irving Campus

Launch Your Nursing Career at our BSN Program in Irving, Texas

At our accredited nursing school in Irving, Texas, there are no wait lists nor prerequisites. You can accelerate earning your BSN degree in just three years—a year quicker than traditional bachelor nursing programs with summer breaks.

Our BSN program does not have prerequisites. It’s designed to be finished in three years of year-round study – enabling you to earn your degree faster than at a traditional four-year institution. According to the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies, the state's supply of registered nurses will fall short of demand each year through 2030. Earn your BSN to get started on a rewarding, fulfilling and in-demand career.

Get started now – classes start October 25

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Nursing Program in Irving, Texas: A Hands-On BSN

At Chamberlain’s nursing school near Dallas, you will have hands-on training in our SIMCARE CENTER™ and in our on-site clinical labs. You will work with classmates, faculty, mentors, and knowledgeable registered nurses as you learn skills in direct patient-care nursing. The SIMCARE CENTER™ features various types of simulated care, and you have the opportunity to learn fundamental nursing skills on high-tech patient manikins. Patient simulators have bodily functions and vital signs, and they can show a wide variety of symptoms. You will hone your nursing skills in a safe health care setting before advancing to real-life patients in the clinicals portion of the Chamberlain Irving curriculum.

 

A Flexible BSN Option

BSN Degree Program—Evening/Weekend Option

The Chamberlain Irving campus offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Program Evening/Weekend option for Irving-campus students. Students are provided the flexibility to complete courses outside of the typical classroom schedule while still receiving the same level of support and resources as traditional students.

The number of total credit hours for completion of the evening/weekend option is equal to the number required to complete the BSN degree program.

  • Weekend clinicals
  • Complete in as few as 3 years
  • Support from experienced faculty throughout the program
  • Access to the same resources as the daytime program
  • Evening and weekend class schedules provide flexibility in managing work and personal life

Request information to learn more about the evening/weekend option.

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BSN Degree Program—Evening/Weekend Option FAQs

Does the Evening/Weekend Option have the same benefits as the traditional BSN option?

The Irving, TXBSN degree program—Evening/Weekend option is designed to meet the needs of individuals who require an alternative schedule. Night and weekend nursing school students complete courses outside the typical classroom schedule whilestill receiving the same level of support and resources as traditional weekday students.

Whichever path you take at the Chamberlain Irvingcampus, your advantages include:

  • A Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)-accredited BSN degree program
  • Nursing courses during your first year
  • No wait lists or prerequisites
  • Intimate class sizes•One-on-one attention and support throughout the academic journey
Can I switch from the tradition BSN degree program to the evening/weekend option?

Weekend and night nursing program courses are limited to students enrolled in an Irving evening/weekend cohort. Students in evening/weekend cohorts are limited to enrolling in courses during the evening/weekend only.

How many credit hours are required for the Irving BSN degree program—Evening/Weekend option?

The total credit hours needed to complete the evening/ weekend option is the same as the daytime, weekday option—each BSN path at Chamberlain Irving requires the same classes and credits. Both routes can get you a BSN in three years, and both have the same resources and knowledgeable faculty. The evening/ weekend option, however, includes weekend clinicals and the flexibility to manage personal life, school, and work.

View the BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan to see what credits are required.

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Irving Campus Contact Information

Address
4800 Regent Blvd
Irving, TX 75063

Toll Free 877.751.5783

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Student Support FAQs

How does Chamberlain help prepare students for the NCLEX®?

As an BSN student in our Irving nursing program, you have access to all the tools and resources you need to prepare for the NCLEX®. Assessments, extra help, simulations, and tutorials are readily accessible and available.

Are there tutoring services available?

The journey to becoming an exceptional nurse is an exciting period in your life, and it can also occasionally be challenging. The Chamberlain nursing college in the Dallas area BSN program in Irving, Texas, has individually-tailored tutoring and academic support services for all students. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the Irving campus offers academic support, one-on-one time with tutors, extra study materials, workshops, and more.

Will I get hands-on experience?

Chamberlain University College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is designed to develop students’ ability to learn and apply the fundamentals of nursing. The focus is on conceptual knowledge, while also providing nursing students opportunities to translate theory into practice.

Hands-on activities in both the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER™, and the on-site clinical setting, allow nursing students to work side-by-side with faculty, mentors, peers and experienced professional nurses as they hone their direct patient-care nursing skills.

Our nursing program in Irving, Texas consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

Online general education and nursing courses may be offered within the BSN curriculum plan. In order to assist in successful completion of online coursework, an online readiness assessment is an integral part of the admission process. Based upon the outcome of the online readiness assessment, skill building activities may be required.

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan

Entry-Level and Transfer Students

Start after high school or transfer college credits at our BSN program in Texas

You can go to Chamberlain Irving after you graduate from high school—or after you pass the General Educational Development (GED®) test. Requirements include:

  • A high school diploma with a 2.75 grade point average or higher
  • Or a GED® test score of 551 if taken between 2002-2013, or a minimum score of 600 if taken in 2014 or after

If you take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) Admission Assessment (A2) Exam, you will need a minimum score of 73.

Transfer Students

 

If you have an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree, or if you just have some college experience, Chamberlain Irving will help you transfer relevant credits to accelerate earning your BSN degree.

  • Your previous studies may help you in some nursing classes at Irving, but there are no prerequisites for our BSN program.

View admission requirements here.

LPNs & LVNs

For students who are a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a licensed vocational nurse (LVN), you have a head start on your BSN degree at Chamberlain Irving.

  • A licensed LPN or LVN can get a 3-year BSN degree at Irving, Texas, with up to nine proficiency credits—and after passing proficiency and skills validation tests.

View admission requirements here.

Get Involved - Student Groups

Learn beyond the classroom by participating in student groups at ournursing school inIrving, Texas

Connect with other students at Chamberlain’s nursing program in Texasthrough social activities, student and study groups, volunteer events, and much more. 

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Community Outreach

You can help communities throughout Irving and the Dallas-Fort Worth area as a nursing student at Chamberlain—and our outreach goes far beyond North Texas, too. In theGlobal Health Education Program, you earn community health course credits while practicing clinical nursing skills in one of several countries around the world.

 
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Global Health Education Program

If you want to practice healthcare in communities around the globe, the Chamberlain University Global Health Education Program may be the opportunity for you. Real-world experience gives you a better understanding of individual cultures and their unique economic and social challenges. Students spend two weeks in their location of choice—and a variety of locations are available. Community and multiculturalism health courses are completed by participating in the program.

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Irving Campus Clubs and Organizations

Join a club or student organization, the Irving campus offers the Student Government Association (SGA), Student Nurses' Association (SNA), Committee of Achievement, Learning and Mentoring (C.A.L.M.), Phi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society and Kappa Alpha Rho, SALUTE, and American Assembly of Men in Nursing (AAMN). 

I have never gone to a school where it actually felt like
family. I want success with my peers, the faculty want
success from you. Just to have that community of
constant support makes it home. This is my home and I
love it here.
Heather Zayas

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Is Chamberlain Irving Accredited? Yes!

Learn more about our accredited nursing school in Irving

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the accreditation authority for nursing schools in the United States, accredits Chamberlain University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and the post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certificate program. For the most recent accreditation information, visit https://www.chamberlain.edu/about/accreditation.

Chamberlain University is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

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Accredited Nursing Schools - Irving, Texas Approvals

Chamberlain is authorized at the Irving campus to conduct courses and grant degrees by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, PO Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711, 512.427.6101 and has full approval by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701, 512.305.7400.

Irving Campus FAQ

What if I already have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field?

Chamberlain accepts qualifying transfer credits, to see if you are eligible, request more information to work with an admissions representative. With a bachelor’s degree in another field, you can find out which qualifying transfer credits from your first degree can help you earn your BSN even faster. Plus, our admissions representatives can work with you to see if you’re eligible for financial aid.

How many credit hours are required for the Irving BSN program?

The Irving BSN program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

View the BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan to see what credits are required. 

What is the admission criteria?

Prospective nursing students begin the admission process by first completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain admission representative. When all admission criteria are fulfilled, prospective students are told in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and location.

Learn more about our admission criteria to Chamberlain University’s nursing school in Irving, Texas.