Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing (PHSSN), a consortium of Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry University is an intercollegiate program that serves two private universities. The faculty, staff, and student body are honored to be affiliated with Christian universities committed to preparing students for Christian leadership and service throughout Texas, the nation, and the world. Our faculty believe that nursing is a profession that is responsive to the changing health care needs of individuals and is supported by an expanding body of knowledge. Through faith, commitment, perseverance and interdisciplinary collaboration, students are provided the opportunity to expand their understanding of health, environment, person, and nursing.
PATTY HANKS SHELTON SCHOOL OF NURSING OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES A 100% FIRST-TIME PASS RATE ON THE 2020 NCLEX!
PHSSN achieved a 100% first-time pass rate on the 2020 National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) amid a pandemic. This school of nursing is 1 of only 5 Texas Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs out of 50 to achieve this accomplishment. In addition, PHSSN is 1 of 9 of the 123 combined Texas BSN and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs to achieve this ranking. From 2017 to 2019 the PHSSN NCLEX pass rate has been greater than 90% for first-time testing which is above state and national standard.