The Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing has full approval from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), 333 Guadalupe 3-460, Austin, TX 78701, and (512) 305-7400. Graduates are eligible to write the NCLEX RN (the national examination for registered nursing). In addition to BON accreditation, PHSSN is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036-1120, and (202) 887-6791. This accreditation extends until June 30, 2019. Third party comments to the CCNE regarding PHSSN’s qualifications for accreditation may be mailed to the above address, and will be accepted only with signed comments.

PHSSN is committed to educating advance practice nurses through the Master of Science in Nursing program. We offer both the FNP track and the Education and Administration track for students who wish to pursue graduate-level nursing education.