Bachelor of Applied Arts & SciencesOur Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree, also known as our adult completion program, is a fully accredited four-year degree designed to offer students with vocational and technical courses and other applicable work and military experience the opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree. This program can be completed online.Ideal candidates for the program include individuals who have taken vocational or technical education courses, such as EMT, HVAC, and CAN at community colleges; working adults with some educational background and experience; current and former military members; law enforcement personnel; and individuals with a large number of college hours and no degree.
- Traditional BAAS
- Adult Education
- Criminal Justice
- Healthcare Administration
- Human Resource Development
- Human Services
- Liberal Arts
Elementary/Middle School EducationYour degree from MSU’s West College of Education will provide you with the skills not only for the classroom but also for advancement in leadership. Our curriculum is designed to help you become a critical thinker and effective problem solver – skills that will be valuable and stay with you even as the world around your changes. The West College of Education is accredited by the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education, as well as the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Nursing (RN to BSN)Nursing is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States. Few professions provide you with as many choices of where to work, areas to specialize in, or degrees to use. As the health-care field becomes more complex and demanding, a bachelor's degree in nursing has become an essential credential for nurses who want to advance their careers. MSU’s RN Transition Program is designed the help certified RNs who have associate degree in nursing enhance their professional skills and increase their value to employers. This is an online program that can be completed in two semesters for full-time students or four semesters if attending part-time. New students begin in the fall semester each year. MSU’s Wilson School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Radiologic SciencesFor almost 50 years, MSU has been at the forefront of radiologic sciences education. Our Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science (BSRS) degree is designed for lateral and upward mobility if you are an ARRT registered technologists or a registry-eligible student who is unable to attend college on a full-time basis. As a registered technologist you may earn up to 42 semester credit hours of advanced standing. Our program offers a variety of subject content including courses designed to prepare you for advanced level examinations in specific modalities. All of the courses in our BSRS program are offered as internet courses.
Respiratory Care (RRT to BSRC)A Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care affords excellent opportunities for professional growth and development. Midwestern State University is offering our RRT-to-BSRC completion program by means of distance education. Courses are taught 100% online via Desire 2 Learn (D2L).The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Respiratory Care consists of 120 semester hours. 49 semester hours of academic foundation core curriculum work is required for the BSRC degree. Many, if not all of these hours may have been completed during your associate's program. These academic foundation courses may be taken at any appropriately accredited college or university and transferred to MSU. If all academic foundation courses have been completed, you will only be required to complete 10 upper level respiratory courses (30 hours) through MSU as well as the writing proficiency requirements prior to graduating with your BSRC. You are granted an additional 41 semester hours for your RRT credential that will go towards your BSRC.
Join us during our FIRST THURSDAY information sessions.
- NCTC Flower Mound Campus, Lecture Hall Room 102
- April 6 and June 1
- 6:30 – 7:30pm
Tell Me About
- Complete the Apply Texas application online at www.applytexas.org.
- Submit official transcripts from each institution attended.
- Submit application fee.
- Minimum of 18 transferable college-level credit hours.
- Cumulative 2.0 GPA on all transfer work.
- Specific academic programs may have additional requirements that must be met prior to enrolling in the program.
- The cost to attend college varies from student to student even at the same university. For the most current tuition estimates, refer to www.mwsu.edu/tuitionandfees.
* Specific fees, vehicle registration and cost of books not included.
Tuition & Mandatory Fees* Texas Resident Full-time student 15 semester credit hours $4,146.50 Part-time student 6 semester credit hours $1,777.90 3 semester credit hours $976.45
Other Fees(per semester credit hour)
Education $16 SCH Health Sciences $23 SCH Nursing $25 SCH
Lock in your tuition rate!MSU’s flat-rate tuition plan guarantees that you will see NO increases in tuition for 12 consecutive semesters.
- Midwestern State University is consistently recognized for our affordability. In fact, in 2015-16, approximately 75% of our students received $54 million in some form of financial aid assistance. Couple that with our affordable tuition and fees and you are one step closer to completing your degree.Below are some resources to help you plan for your return to the classroom.
- There are two ways sources of scholarships are available you.
- Transfer Scholarships
- If you are a first-time transfer student, you may be eligible for one of the following general academic scholarships:
- Transfer Excellence:
- Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA from each institution previously attended, $2,000 per year
- Transfer Achievement:
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from each institution previously attended, $1,500 per year
- Phi Theta Kappa:
- Membership in PTK at previous institution, $2,500 per year.
- Our Office of Donor Services and Scholarships offers multiple opportunities for student who apply for and meet scholarship criteria. Scholarship amounts will vary based on funding and availability. Learn more at www.mwsu.edu/donorservices.
- To apply for additional financial aid at MSU including grants and loans, submit the FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov. The Title IV code for MSU is 003592.Please take note of the following deadlines:
Summer March 15 Fall/Spring January 15 Fall Only January 15 Spring Only September 15
- Transfer Students
- If you will be attending both MSU and NCTC, we have a financial aid incentive just for you. A consortium agreement allows you to be registered at both institutions simultaneously while receiving financial aid at MSU based on the combined enrollment of both institutions. Learn more at www.mwsu.edu/finaid/nctc.
What will transfer?
Our online guide shows how courses from more than 50 two-year colleges transfer to MSU, and we update the guide annually for your convenience. Check your class equivalencies at www.mwsu.edu/admissions/equivalencies.