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Why Choose WBU's School Of Nursing?

Students are led by knowledgeable faculty dedicated to Wayland’s faith-based education and helping students achieve their academic and career goals. The School of Nursing ensures students receive exemplary education by maintaining small class and cohort sizes.

Wayland Baptist University is the only university that houses an LVN to BSN bridge program in the entire San Antonio region.  Wayland’s School of Nursing offers students the chance to pursue higher education and achieve career goals with a streamlined graduate admissions process for WBU Nursing Alumni.

The Wayland Baptist University School of Nursing Offers:

  • Interprofessional opportunities
  • Complete upper-division program courses over the last two years at the San Antonio Texas Medical Center, surrounded by hospitals and a variety of clinical sites throughout the San Antonio Texas
  • Weekend and evening Clinical rotations options are offered as available
  • Complete the nursing concentration in less than 2 years

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Under the direction of Dr. Erin Dy, interim Dean of the School of Nursing, Wayland Baptist University continues expanding multiple areas within the realm of Nursing Education, and she believes that:
 

"Nurses are vital partners with other professionals who design and deliver health care in the 21st Century."
 

Dr. Erin Dy, interim Dean of the School of Nursing, is actively working to move the program forward and hopes that with the 2023-2024 academic year the Wayland School of Nursing will be able to offer the following advancements and tracks:

  • Traditional Generic BSN both from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM OR 6:00 PM to 10 PM (when available) Monday through Friday and with weekend clinical placement for the evening cohort

  • LVN to BSN both from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM OR 6:00 PM to 10 PM (when available) Monday through Friday and with weekend clinical placement for the evening cohort

RN to BSN Online

The Wayland Baptist University School of Nursing has established RN to BSN with 100% online courses and hands-on experiences in your community! The first cohort will be admitted for the 2023-2024 academic school year!

With the IOM's goal of 80% of the workforce having a BSN degree, now is the best time to pursue your degree! Earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing can help to improve your ability to deliver care, open opportunities for new specialties, and help make you a more desirable candidate for leadership and management positions. 

The RN-BSN program is 100% online — allowing students to continue to work full-time while completing 8-week courses. Courses that require clinical components are completed through experiences in your community and course-led projects.

 

MSN-Nurse Educator Track

The School of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program that focuses on Nursing education.  It also contains a unique embedded business course that will provide students with the necessary budgeting, recruiting, and marketing skills to be successful at the next level.

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