Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The RN-to-BSN Program is designed to respond to the increased demand for baccalaureate-level nurses in Hidalgo and Starr counties by providing increased access to the BSN degree to applicants who already possess a current, unencumbered RN License to practice in Texas or an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact RN License. The program focuses on advancing competencies, skills, and values needed to meet the demands of the current health care system.

Program Approval: The RN-to-BSN program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460, Austin, TX, 512-305-7400;

Program Details

  • Start: A new cohort beings every Spring and Fall Terms.
  • Delivery : This program is delivered 100% online.

77% of RN to BSN
graduates finish within


Students can transfer
up to


ACEN logo

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-to-BSN Nursing Program at South Texas College Nursing & Allied Health Campus located in McAllen, Texas is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Inc
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program on December 11, 2020, through Spring 2027. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

BSN Program Completion Rate

Date of Completion Program Completion Rate Disaggregated by Program Option
Full-Time Part-Time
2020 71% 100% 33%
2021 63% 60% 100%

Program Information for Interested or Prospective Students

Interested students should set up an Advising Appointment with the BSN Academic Coach or review either, the Student Guide or the Online Advising presentation. Each source covers admission procedures, program information & requirements, program tracks, point system evaluation, application periods, and clinical requirements.

Applications and Timelines

Application Submission Period for Fall 2023 Cohort: June 26, 2023 - August 4, 2023
Online Orientation for Admitted Cohort: Tuesday, August 15, 2023, 9 am to 12 pm
Classes for Fall 2023 begin: Monday, August 28, 2023

BSN Online Application Instructions

Applicant Reference Form

RN-BSN Online Application

Degree Plans Faculty Staff Student Resources

Bachelor of Science in Nursing + Online

View Catalog

Name E-mail Phone Location
Dr. Wingard, Annette - Program Chair awingard 956-872-3142 NAH A-106B
Dr. Acevedo, Alfred mauacere 956-872-3143 NAH B-2.307
Dr. Aguilera, Minerva aminerva 956-872-2812 NAH A-2.328
Dr. Deree-Yang, Jaime ljaime1
Dr. Esguerra, Elmer eesguerr 956-872-3299 NAH B-2.312
Dr. Esguerra, Raquel rdesguer 956-872-3037 NAH B-2.305
Dr. Thomas, Jessy jvthomas 956-872-3078 NAH B-2.310
Dr. Valerio, Jayson jaysonva 956-872-3113 NAH B-4.303

For faculty not listed, please contact the department.

Name E-mail Phone Location
Claudia Camacho ccamacho 956-872-3132 NAH A-120
Suarez, Daniel - Secretary dsuarez_2390 956-872-3097 NAH A-131

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