WVSU to launch LPN to BSN degree program

NSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) will launch a new Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) hybrid degree program beginning in the summer of 2024.  

The new WVSU LPN to BSN Hybrid Bridge Program is designed as a pathway for working licensed practical nurses who desire to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The program will feature a combination of online and face-to-face classes to allow for greater flexibility in addition to clinical rotations in acute care and community-based agencies.

The program is approved to admit 30 students per year and can be completed in three years of full-time study. 
This program has been provisionally approved by the West Virginia Registered Nursing Board.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at West Virginia State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

For more information, visit www.wvstateu.edu/nursing or call (304) 766-5117, 

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West Virginia State University is a public, land-grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.


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