Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies

Who We Are

The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) is part of the Center for Health Statistics at the Department of State Health Services and serves as a resource for data and research on the nursing workforce in Texas. This includes collecting and analyzing data on nurses in Texas in regard to:

Mission

To develop and maintain a statewide system that serves stakeholders by describing and forecasting the supply and demand of the changing nursing workforce in Texas.

Vision

Quality healthcare for all Texans through an optimal nursing workforce based on reliable, valid, and useful data.


Latest News

  • The next TCNWS Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10 AM. Visit the meeting page for more info.
  • The 2023 Nursing Education Program Information Survey Reports have been published
  • The Nurse Supply and Demand Projections, 2022-2036 Executive Summary is now available here.

Contact Us

Have questions about nursing data? Interested in having a TCNWS representative at your conference? Want more information on what we do? Contact Us!

By Email: TCNWS@dshs.texas.gov

Mail:
Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
Department of State Health Services
MC 1898
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-­9347