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Find Your Purpose

If your calling is to become a nurse, you owe it to yourself to pursue the profession. And there’s no better place to earn a BSN than Grand Canyon University. For more than 70 years, we’ve provided students a transformative education grounded in our strong Christian mission. You can expect to graduate from our university as a competent, compassionate nurse who lives with purpose and serves with integrity.

Concordia University Texas empowers students of all backgrounds to lead lives of critical thought, compassionate action and courageous leadership. As a liberal arts university rooted in the Lutheran tradition and affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia develops the mind, heart, soul, and body, preparing leaders for lives of service.

Our Mission

We are the premier university where the adventure of faith, learning, and life-changing experiences leads to meaningful work.

Our Vision

  • Christ-centered
  • Caring for People
  • Vocation
  • Life-long Learning
  • Trust
  • Courage

Our Core Goals

1The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Concordia University - Texas is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses, at (visited June 8, 2023).

3Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2022, 29-1141 Registered Nurses, at (visited June 8, 2023).

Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).



With seats available now and three start dates per year, you don’t have to wait to become a nurse.


Earn a BSN in as few as 16 months so you can enter the nursing workforce — sooner.


Our accredited nursing track blends online and hands-on curriculum.

Why Choose Our ABSN Track?

Our ABSN track offers:

  • Seats are available now.
  • Accelerated nursing course format.
  • Clinicals at top Texas healthcare employers.
  • A hybrid curriculum accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.1
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Earn Your BSN From Concordia University

Earn Your BSN in as few as 16 Months.

Austin Learning Site

There has never been a better time to become a nurse, and there is no better place to begin your pursuit of such a meaningful career path than the Concordia University Texas Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) track. If you have a minimum of 60 college credits and want to transition into nursing, you can earn your BSN and begin your life-changing adventure as a nurse in as few as 16 months.

BSN Career Outcomes

Graduates can become clinical nurse educators, unit supervisors, care coordinators, nurse navigators, clinical instructors, and more.

Did You Know?
About 203,200 openings for registered nurses are projected each year, on average, over the decade across the United States.2

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ABSN Learning Site in Austin

We offer the ABSN track at our location in Austin.

ABSN@CTX students who earn their BSN degree and pass the NCLEX-RN in Texas can enter the nursing workforce in another state if they choose sooner. That’s because our ABSN tracks at CTX in Austin reside in one of the 34 Nurse Licensure Compact states.

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Earn Your BSN From Concordia University

Earn Your BSN in as few as 16 Months.

Austin Learning Site


Mean Annual Wage for Registered Nurses in Austin-Round Rock, TX3

Austin ABSN Learning Site

11400 Concordia University Dr. 
Austin, Texas 78726

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ABSN Requirements

To qualify for enrollment into our ABSN track, you must first meet the qualifications necessary to apply. Our admissions requirements help ensure our students are top notch and ready to handle the rigor of the ABSN track. They include:

  • A minimum of 60 credits from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Completion of all non-nursing courses in the degree plan
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the prerequisite natural science courses
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A minimum of 60 college credits from a regionally accredited institution are required to apply to our ABSN track.