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).

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Jul. 10, 2024
LHSON Hosts 2nd Annual CompassRN Student Nurse Summer Camp 2024

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted its 2nd annual CompassRN Student Nurse Summer Camp on Wednesday, July 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. welcoming 30 campers (9th & 12th graders from local schools) plus four adult volunteers. The camp allowed students to hear from nursing faculty, nursing students and tour the LHSON and Clinical Simulation Building. They learned about nursing school programs and admission requirements and observed a few basic nursing skills in the simulation lab. The priority focus was on the campers engagement and interaction so they could gain an understanding of what it looks like to be in nursing school. 

Jul. 8, 2024
LHSON Celebrates 15th Anniversary of FastBacc Program Track

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing celebrated the 15th anniversary of FastBacc®, a 12-month accelerated track for a post-baccalaureate Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Commemorating the milestone moment, a reception was held after the FastBacc® Summer 2024 White Coat Ceremony on Monday, July 8, 2024. The festivities, attended by many alumni and faculty, included recognition of key donors and past FastBacc coordinators.

May 21, 2024
LHSON Sigma Theta Tau International Eta Gamma Chapter Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Eta Gamma chapter, Honor Society of Nursing, at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2024. Established in 1984, student members are invited to join based on their academic achievements and leadership potential. Currently, there are 402 Eta Gamma chapter members. 

May 17, 2024
LHSON Pinning & Recognition Ceremony May 2024

In the spirit of commemorating the success of our 2024 graduates, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a Pinning and Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 12, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. at Sunnyvale First Baptist Church in Sunnyvale, Texas. Graduating students were from the Traditional track; FastBacc® track, DNP tracks, and our U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing, which is notably ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, LHSON’s Nurse-Midwifery program ranked No. 22 nationally and our DNP program ranked No. 66 in the Best Graduate Schools section.