LVN-B.S.N. Completion, B.S.N

Program Locations

The LVN-B.S.N. program is available at the New Braunfels site located in New Braunfels, TX. which is a part of the Wayland Baptist University-San Antonio Campus.

About this Program

This program is the only LVN to BSN program in the San Antonio area! Wayland’s LVN-BSN degree offers developed courses for health assessment skills, which students need for success in their chosen field. The degree includes face-to-face nursing classes, clinical studies, and labs. Students should expect to be available Monday - Friday, from 8am-5pm to accommodate the nursing schedule. Please note that the schedule varies from term to term and is not available ahead of the registration period.

The LVN-BSN is six terms, compared to other school's seven term programs (outside of the required general education core). The LVN-BSN track allows 11 hours of advanced placement credit for prior nursing education with validation. First, applicants must complete an application to Wayland Baptist University for general admissions for LVN-BSN. Second, applicants will complete the RN program application with the Academic Advisor by the necessary due date.

*ALL prerequisite courses must be completed before starting the nursing program.

Applications for general admission to Wayland Baptist University are accepted four times a year. Please refer to the External Campuses Academic Calendar - Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer 11-Week terms for specific dates.

LVN-BSN nursing applications are accepted twice a year, May 15th for the Fall (August) program, and November 15th for the Spring (February) program.

All students must be cleared by the Texas Board of Nursing before they can be admitted to the nursing program.  (See eligibility requirements in the catalog). 

All nursing students must have the following completed before they start the nursing program:

 • Hepatitis B, MMR, Varicella, and TDAP (DTP). Students will also need to complete their TB skin test and flu shot on an annual basis while in the program.

 • Meningococcal Vaccine ( * 22 years or younger only)..

 • Current health insurance.

 • American Heart Association BLS CPR card.

 • Drug screen and background check.

 

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requires 43 course hours of university general core curriculum and 26 hours specific to the nursing major.

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Faculty

The School of Nursing has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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Related Programs / Majors

Organizations

  • SNO--Student Nursing Organization
  • SNO aims to provide support to nursing students, to reach outside organizations in order to increase the WBU nursing program to local exposure, and to support the community.

Careers

  • School Nurse
  • Hospital Nurse
  • Doctor's Office Nurse
  • Public Health
  • Nursing Home
  • Hospice
  • Home Health
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Flight Nurse
  • Nurse Recruiter

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