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LPN to BSN in Nursing

Advance Your Education.

If you’re serious about making a difference as a nurse, come experience the convenient, flexible, supportive, and affordable pathway at OKWU.

The LPN-BSN Advance is an advanced placement option offered by the School of Nursing at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. The LPN-BSN Advance student will receive 20 credits of advanced standing in nursing and have the option to take NURS 3823 – Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family, and NURS 3923 – Nursing Care of the Childrearing Family for 6 additional hours of credit. To have advanced standing credit applied to his/her transcript, the LPN-BSN Advance student must take NURS 3143 – Nursing Advance, complete all junior-level general education courses with a “C” or higher, and complete all junior-level nursing core courses with a “C+” or higher.

Advanced placement is designed to advance the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) educationally and professionally, as well as to prepare him/her to take the NCLEX-RN. Two pathways of entry are planned. The LPN-BSN Advance student is subject to the same progression policies as those required of the traditional Bachelor Science in Nursing (BSN).

Why Nurses Choose OKWU

  • 100% employment rate for traditional students for 2020
  • 91.6% NCLEX-RN pass rate for 2020
  • 100% NCLEX pass rate for Class of 2019 and 2018
  • Earn your LPN-BSN in 4 semesters
  • Cutting-edge simulation labs
  • Varied clinical experiences
  • Nursing mission trips

Prepare for a career that’s:

  • In great demand
  • high paying
  • rewarding

Planned Entry Pathways:

  • Advanced standing placement into the traditional BSN program, on a space-available basis, at the junior level
  • In a cohort designed to matriculate throughout the calendar year with classes on nights and weekends

Students are encouraged to have completed all general education requirements and required to have completed a minimum of 32 credits before entering the LPN-BSN Advance Program.

LPN-Advance Admission Requirements:

  • Application and Admission to Oklahoma Wesleyan University
  • Application and Admission to the Traditional BSN Program (through the School of Nursing)
  • Unencumbered license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Oklahoma
  • Graduate of an ACEN Accredited LPN Program OR at least 1 year of work experience as an LPN

Some of the Courses Include:

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Nursing Informatics
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Nursing Interculturally
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Ethical Decision Making
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Spiritual Aspects of Nursing
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Leadership in Nursing
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Community Health Nursing

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