A Word From Our Chair

Welcome to Wilson School of Nursing website.  We are part of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at Midwestern State University located in Wichita Falls, Texas.  We are the only public liberal arts university in Texas.  Students who choose to attend Midwestern State will have the opportunity to engage in a rich, diverse educational experience.  This experience will prepare you for meeting the challenges as you transition from school to the profession of nursing.  Check out the programs we offer.  We hope that you will discover how our programs offer you an opportunity to join the nursing profession and/or advance your nursing career.

Our mission at the Wilson School of Nursing is to prepare nurses who will provide competent and compassionate health care to individuals, families, groups, and communities.  We value teaching/learning and foster an environment that is innovative and inclusive of a variety of teaching methodologies. Our graduate and undergraduate programs build on the liberal arts foundation where our students develop as leaders, and through collaborations strive to implement evidence-based innovative and creative solutions to make a difference in healthcare.

Our goal at the Wilson School of Nursing is to graduate students who will provide compassionate, evidence-based care to clients in a variety of settings.  Our faculty includes experienced educators, skilled clinicians.  Along with the dedicated staff, we strive to to provide a caring and supportive environment and are committed to your success. 

We provide a student-centered education in which our faculty embraces the use of innovative educational practices to meet the needs of our students. Our graduate and undergraduate curricula provide experiences in our state of the art Simulation Center, clinical and community settings.

We believe these experiences prepare our nurses to be compassionate, committed to promoting healthy lifestyles, improving access to quality care, and making an impact on health outcomes.  Our dedicated faculty continues to produce scholarly work in the areas of teaching, practice, research, and service.

We encourage you to take a look around and explore the various undergraduate and graduate programs we offer.  Come back more often to see what we are up to! If you have any questions or comments about any one of our programs, please feel free to contact one of the program coordinators or staff and they will be happy to provide you more information.

Thank you for your interest in the Wilson School of Nursing, and we hope that you choose to be a Mustang!


Robin Lockhart, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE
Chair and Assistant Professor
Wilson School of Nursing