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Education - Guidelines

Education Guidelines are provided to assist program directors and faculty in implementing the education rules. Each guideline outlines the necessary steps for compliance with the rules. Where applicable, forms are included and may be completed and forwarded to the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) staff. The Education Consultants are available for questions.

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3.1 Program Development and Expansion and Closure Forms
3.1.1.a Proposal to Establish a New Vocational Nursing Educational Program Application for Approval of New Nursing Education Program

Clinical Affidavit Form
3.1.1.b Proposal to Establish a New Diploma Nursing Education Program Application for Approval of New Nursing Education Program

Clinical Affidavit Form
3.1.1.c Proposal to Establish a New Pre-Licensure Associates, Baccalaureate, or Entry-Level Master’s Degree Nursing Education Program Application for Approval of New Nursing Education Program

Clinical Affidavit Form
3.1.1.e Proposal to Establish a New Advanced Practice Nursing Education Program Application for Approval of New Nursing Educational Program
3.1.1.f Process for Approval of a Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Program Outside Texas’ Jurisdiction to Conduct Clinicals in Texas Application for Approval of a Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Program Outside Texas’ Jurisdiction to Conduct Clinicals in Texas
3.1.2.a Initiating, or Reactivating an Extension Site/Campus Nursing Education Program Application for Initiating or Reactivating an Extension Site/Campus of an Approved Nursing Education Program
3.1.3.a Notification of Transfer of Administrative Control of a Nursing Education Program by the Governing Entity Notification of Transfer of Administrative Control a Nursing Education Program
3.1.5.a Closing a Nursing Education Program or an Extension Site/Campus Notification of Closing a Nursing Education Program or an Extension Site/Campus


3.6 Students  
3.6.1.a Criteria for Determining Student Enrollment  

3.11 Total Program Evaluation  
3.11.1.a Total Program Evaluation