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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Cizik School of Nursing

Houston , TX

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Overview

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston / Cizik School of Nursing is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Public Health (MSN/MPH)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 71
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Thesis, research project, or clinical project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

343
Applied
138
Accepted
109
Enrolled
40%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, Texas RN license, related work experience, interview, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, Texas RN license, portfolio, master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 86

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

350
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.57%
Black or African American 11.14%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 10.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 15
Male (9)
Female (52)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Malnutrition in institutionalized elderly, defining nursing, sensitive outcome measures, substance abuse in mothers during pregnancy, psychoeducational intervention among caregivers of stroke patients
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
150,000

Location & Contact

Address 6901 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX  77030
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia L. Starck
Dean
Phone: 713-500-2100
Fax: 713-500-2107

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