West Texas A&M University

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Nursing (RN) Program

Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N.)

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For more information, contact:
Dr. Marietta Branson

program accreditation and CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

WTAMU provides a quality RN to B.S.N. Nursing Program, which is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program is approved through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Board of Nursing.

Career benefits of the B.S.N. degree to a Registered Nurse include:

  • Advancement into management and other healthcare leadership positions
  • Opportunities for higher wages and higher level nursing positions
  • Opportunities in more diverse fields, such as risk management and quality assurance
  • More potential for employment across the state and nationally
  • Preparation for a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) educational program

PLAN OF STUDY and information Documents

Advising Checklist
More detailed information about R.N. to B.S.N.
RN to B.S.N. Handbook


The RN to B.S.N. program is flexible for a working nurse. Courses can be completed in one academic year, or the registered nurse can set the pace for a longer completion rate. Nurses can begin coursework before each semester (SP, SU, or FA), with courses being taken as offered.

The RN to B.S.N. program is accessible through an online delivery system.  There will be practicum case studies and experiences where the nurse demonstrates their new knowledge throughout the program.  

The RN to B.S.N program is affordable for both in-state and out-of-state residence. Additionally, we offer a Special Package Price Tuition Rebate Program (for those students who qualify after graduation).

RN to B.S.N. graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree. 


Median wage (WTAMU B.S.N.) - $40,000-$60,000

Median wage (US) - $50,000 

RN to B.S.N.  admission

Eligible RN to B.S.N. applicants will:


WTAMU offers a good value in standard tuition and fees. Please access the cost calculator below to see specific costs.
 Cost Calculator
WTAMU Nursing Department also offers a Special Tuition Rebate with a Package Cost of $7,450 for the RN to BSN nursing courses to in-state residents who qualify.
Click to view the eligibility requirements
Core academic and additional nursing pre-requisite courses (including NURS 3304) are not included in the Special Tuition Rebate. RN to MSN students do not qualify for the Special Tuition Rebate program.