School Nurse Program

School Nurse Program

West Liberty University is approved to offer the School Nurse Program by the West Virginia Department of Education. Three courses unique to this program are offered for students pursuing or holding a bachelor of science in nursing. Completion of courses, successful completion of the Pre-Professional Skills Test, and possession of an RN license are necessary for the candidate to apply for state certification as a school nurse in West Virginia.

Goals of the program:

  • Be prepared for employment in entry position as a school nurse
  • Qualify to write the West Virginia certification exam as a school nurse
  • Be prepared to continue education at a graduate level.

Admission Requirements:
Junior or senior standing in the West Liberty University Nursing Program.  Current West Virginia RN license if enrolled in RN-BSN completion program.  A licensed Registered Nurse that already holds a BSN degree must apply to West Liberty University.

Courses:

NUR  478   ST:  School Health Nursing ………………   2 Credit hours
SPED 241   Introduction to Exceptionalities ……..   3 Credit hours
EDUC  409  School Law and Organization …………    1 Credit hour