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.
ADMISSION & CREDENTIAL SUBMISSION
Regular Deadline for Admission and Credential Submission – December 1, 2017
Advising, and Registration for New Students – January 11, 2018
Classes Begin – January 13, 2018
Tell Me About
- Complete the Apply Texas application online at www.applytexas.org.
- Submit official transcripts from each institution attended.
- Submit application fee.
CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME to MSU Weatherford College – Wise County! All of us at MSU know that you will enjoy your time as a Mustang and FINISH YOUR DEGREE STRONG! But before you can start, there are some important steps you’ll need to take!
- Talk to Your Academic Advisor, and Enroll in Classes Early
- Get a head start! Be advised early!
- Ask questions about your courses, major, and career goals.
- Create a schedule with your academic advisor.
- CONFIRM with your respective program to ensure that you have completed ALL steps for acceptance.
- Register for classes.
- Submit Your Bacterial Meningitis Shot Records
- Your vaccine must have been administered within the past five years and at least 10 days before the first official day of classes.
- To get your shot record on file, we at Midwestern State have contracted with Magnus Health. They collect, review and securely store all student documents pertaining to the meningitis vaccine.
- Upon your acceptance into the university, Magnus Health would have sent an email to the email address with which you applied containing login instructions for their website to get your shot record on file.
- Having trouble? Give their Help Desk a call at 877-461-6831.
- THIS STEP MUST BE COMPLETE PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR COURSES AND PRIOR TO ATTENDING ORIENTATION!
- Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
- For financial aid, visit MSU's Financial Aid website for complete overview information. MSU Financial Aid Checklist
- If you are concurrently enrolled at WCWC and MSU, please see information about our Consortium Agreement.
- For scholarship opportunities, please visit the MSU Admissions Scholarship website, MSU Donor Services, and your academic department.
- The scholarship deadline for Merit Scholarships through the Admission Office is Date April 1 for fall or November 1 for spring.
- Get to Know Campus and Services Available to You!
- It is required for all new students to attend Early Orientation
- Please contact Randy Canivel at (972) 899-8414 if you have any questions regarding other services exclusive to, you, the Flower Mound Student.
- Pay for Classes
- The easiest way to pay for your classes is online at www.mwsu.edu/busoffice/onlinepayments we offer several options to assist you in paying for your classes.
- Purchase Your Textbooks
- As soon as your schedule is finalized, you're ready to get your textbooks ordered! Also important to note: Our bookstore does price-match! (See store for details and restrictions)
- These will become your lifelines once you begin attending MSU.
- 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.
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
- 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.
- For more information about financial aid at MSU, please go to MSU's Financial Aid Checklist.
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 about MSU's Consortium Agreement.