West Liberty University offers a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE*) accredited bachelor of science in nursing degree for high school graduates. The program incorporates various educational opportunities to prepare students to be professional nurses. The highly qualified faculty, comprehensive curriculum and clinical learning experiences in dynamic health care agencies contribute to making this a high quality nursing program.
The faculty of the West Liberty University Nursing Program is dedicated to excellence in professional nursing education. Our graduates will be leaders who possess a sense of scholarly inquiry and endeavor to promote health and wellness in diverse, global communities.
Our Mission: To launch culturally sensitive professional nurses for caring practices in ever changing health care environments.
The goals of the program include:
- Employ caring nursing interventions in nursing practice
-Employ critical thinking in making professional judgments and decisions
-Communicate effectively with others
-Demonstrate non-judgmental care for diverse cultures, values and lifestyles
- Grow and develop in the professional nursing roles of caregiver, care coordinator, advocate and member of the profession.
Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the national examination (NCLEX) for licensure as professional registered nurses. They will be qualified to practice at entry level positions in a variety of acute, long-term, and community health care settings. All graduates of the program possess a knowledge base for continuation of their education at the master’s level.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
Web site: www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation
Program Entrance Requirements
Nursing Program Application
Mission and Philosophy
Professional Development and Community Service
Health Record Requirements
Entry-Level Nursing Handbook
Student Activity in Governance
School Nurse Program
RN-BSN Completion Program