"Texas is home to not only one of the largest nursing industries in the country, but also one of the fastest growing. A report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that 27 percent of the state’s projected 438,000 health care job openings are expected to be in nursing roles. This number, which is set to be reached between 2010 and 2020, equates to nearly 119,000 new positions, making nursing a promising option for anyone looking to help others in the health care field. Learn more about nursing careers, nursing schools in Texas, and licensing requirements to practice in the state."
Source :Community for Accredited On-line Schools; "Nursing Schools and Licensing Requirements in Texas".