LSC-North Harris Nursing Department


The nursing faculty of LSC-North Harris (LSC-NH) concur with the vision and values of the LSC system and the LSC system nursing philosophy. LSC-North Harris has the privilege of having the most diverse student population. The faculty are committed to educating this diverse group of students focusing on a common goal of producing safe, ethical, caring, and competent nurses. LSC-North Harris Nursing Department's Health Professions Building (HPB) is located at 17200 Red Oak Drive, Houston, Texas 77090.

The LSC-NH Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.) program offers two tracks to become a Registered Nurse (RN) providing and coordinating care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Students can earn an ADN through the Basic Track program which is designed for those with no previous nursing or paramedic education.  An ADN is also achievable through the Articulation (Transition) Track program which is designed to transition Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) and Licensed Paramedics (LPs) in earning their ADN. The LSC-North Harris A.D.N. program offers an integrated nursing curriculum whereby both classroom and clinical content are organized around a series of concepts that progress from simple to complex.

Nursing Student Handbook

Application Period Information

Click here to view application deadlines. 

Click here for additional HESI testing information.

Click here to apply. 

All  application periods will close at 4pm Central Standard Time.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed

*Please be advised that this is a general schedule and is subject to change.  If an advisor is not available at a particular location during a set day/time, please call or email the Nursing Advisor Juanita Garcia at (281)765-7896 or Juanita.Garcia@lonestar.edu.


The Lone Star College-NH Associate Degree Nursing Program in Houston, Texas is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN may be contacted at:
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for this Associate Degree Nursing program is "Continuing Accreditation." View public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm  

The Lone Star College-North Harris Associate Degree Nursing Program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON).  The Texas BON can be contacted at:
333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, TX 78701



Dr. Marinela Castano, DNP, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing
Phone: 281.943.6877
Email: Marinela.castano@lonestar.edu
Office: HPB-200X

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