online nursing degree


Wayland Baptist University offers online courses for Registered Nurses looking to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing . Unlike other Online nursing degree programs, the WBU Department of Nursing’s mission is to educate students in an academically challenging and distinctively Christian environment for professional success, lifelong learning and service to God and humankind. The department of nursing strives to prepare nursing graduates that are competent and caring in the delivery of patient care in a diverse health care environment.

Our program is dedicated to giving students wanting to earn a degree in nursing online the same attention as traditional students as well as providing them with professional academic learning experiences.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN) provides a Registered Nurses the ability to earn  online nursing degrees in one year full-time or two years part-time. The student completes 73-75 semester credit hours of prerequisite coursework, of which 42 hours must be completed prior to beginning the program.

Students wanting to obtain an online nursing degree must also take the National League for Nursing RN Mobility Ace II Exam which will give them 28 semester credit hours of upper-level nursing credit.  Students will complete the program with 30 semester credit hours of upper-level nursing courses.

Many Registered Nurses enroll in online classes in order to fit education into busy schedules.  Online courses are an affordable education. Coursework can be completed on a Registered Nurse’s timetable rather than the instructor’s. Online courses also allow everyone to participate in class discussions through forums and commenting on posted projects.  Online courses allow Nurses to earn a degree when they would have been unable to in a traditional setting.

If you would like to learn more about our online programs, including the Online nursing degree program , please contact the Admissions Office at 800-588-1928 or send an email to