Baylor University

Louise Herrington School of Nursing

Learn. Lead. Serve.

Located in the heart of Dallas, the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing prepares baccalaureate and graduate level nurses within a Christian community for professional practice, healthcare leadership, and worldwide service. 

Undergraduate Programs

Students complete two years of upper-division professional coursework at the school (two years for BSN Traditional or 12 months for BSN FastBacc), located on the campus of Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, a world-famous teaching and research hospital, in a city that is known around the globe as one of the leading centers for medicine and health care.

Graduate Programs

The Louise Herrington School of Nursing offers the Baccalaureate in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees in Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery and Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner . We also offer a separate Doctor of Nursing Practice - Executive Nurse Leadership (DNP-ENL) degree and United States Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing (USAGPAN).

News

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Jan. 8, 2024
LHSON Appointment of New Associate Dean

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) congratulates Kathryn A. Osteen, PhD, RN, CMSRN, CNE on her appointment as Associate Dean for the Pre-Licensure Program and Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Osteen will serve alongside Dr. Lisa Jones, also an Associate Dean for the Pre-Licensure Program, over all three tracks in the undergraduate program including: Traditional, FastBacc® and Distance Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (DABSN).

Dec. 15, 2023
LHSON Pinning & Recognition Ceremony for Fall 2023

In the spirit of commemorating the success of our 2023 graduates, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted a Pinning and Recognition Ceremony on Friday, December 15, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. at Sunnyvale First Baptist Church in Sunnyvale, Texas.

Nov. 3, 2023
LHSON Noted with Highest Undergraduate Major Enrollment at Baylor University

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) located in Dallas, Texas is pleased to share that nursing’s undergraduate enrollment is reported as the highest undergraduate major at Baylor University. There are 126 undergraduate degree programs at Baylor.

Sep. 19, 2023
LHSON Listed in U.S. News & World Report - 2024 Best College Rankings

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to share the news of its placement in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) rankings as well as other Baylor ranking highlights. LHSON’s undergraduate nursing program moved up eight places to No. 31 in the U.S. News & World Report - 2024 Best Colleges Nationally.