Welcome From the Dean
Welcome to the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The Harris College is vibrant and thriving with new programs, innovative curricula, and students and faculty who are making a difference for others. The Harris College houses Nursing, Social Work, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kinesiology, and Nurse Anesthesia, and is home to approximately 1200 undergraduate students, 300 graduate students, 80 full time faculty, 26 staff, and numerous part time field and clinical faculty.
The Harris College supports the mission, vision, and values of TCU. Our graduates are prepared to think and practice as ethical leaders in nursing, health care, and educational settings. Students have learning experiences in campus laboratories, hospitals, clinics, schools, fitness facilities, and community service agencies. The Dallas-Fort Worth area offers a rich array of clinical practice sites. The on campus Miller Speech and Hearing Clinic provides services for over 200 families per year and serves as a professional practice site for students majoring in speech pathology and habilitation of the deaf. Our graduates are competent, compassionate, and in demand in the workforce.
Paulette Burns, RN, PhD
Dean, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow
Texas Christian University