Baylor Graduate Programs Ranked by 2024 U.S. News
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to share the news of its placement in the U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) 2024 Best Graduate School rankings.
In the U.S. News Best Nursing Schools rankings, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas is ranked No. 66 in the nation. The LHSON online DNP program offers tracks that include, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Executive Nurse Leadership and U.S. Army Anesthesia Nursing (USAGPAN). To learn more about all the BU rankings, click here.
Although not newly ranked this year, two Baylor graduate nursing programs are noted in the U.S. News Best Nursing specialty rankings:
• The U.S. Army graduate program in anesthesia nursing (USAGPAN), which operates at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, at No. 8 nationally; and
• The nurse-midwifery program at No. 21 in the nation.
“We are always pleased to be ranked by the prestigious U.S. News & World Report,” said Dean Linda Plank, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. “This achievement underscores our commitment to educate and prepare both baccalaureate and graduate-level nurses within a Christian community for professional practice, healthcare leadership, and worldwide service.”
About Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) located in Dallas, Texas, was established in 1909 as a diploma program within Baylor Hospital in Dallas, which is now Baylor Scott & White Health’s Baylor University Medical Center, and in 1950 became one of the six degree-granting schools of Baylor University. The first Baccalaureate degrees were granted in 1952, establishing the School among the earliest baccalaureate nursing programs in Texas. In 1999, the School was renamed the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing after Louise Herrington Ornelas, a 1992 Baylor Alumna Honoris Causa, who made an endowment gift to the School. The LHSON offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees through Traditional, FastBacc® (one-year accelerated) and Distance Accelerated BSN programs. Plus, the LHSON offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with tracks that include Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Executive Nurse Leadership and U.S. Army Anesthesia Nursing (USAGPAN). U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Undergraduate Nursing Programs ranked the LHSON No. 39. In addition, U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Graduate Schools rankings list several LHSON programs, including the DNP program at No. 66 nationally and “Best Nursing” specialty rankings for LHSON’s USAGPAN, which operates at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, at No. 8 nationally, and Baylor’s Nurse-Midwifery program, which is No. 21 in the nation. To learn more visit www.baylor.edu/nursing
About Baylor University
Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked Research 1 institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 20,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.