Free directory of 145 accredited LPN to RN Programs throughout the U.S.

Earn your BSN degree and become a Registered Nurse

LPNs in Texas perform various duties that are directly related to providing patient care. However, most LPNs may desire to advance their nursing skills by becoming registered nurses. Such students can expedite this process by registering for the various LPN to RN programs in Texas, which are available in bachelor’s and associate degree level. LPN to RN programs in Texas enables LPNs to advance their careers through supervised clinical experience and further classroom coursework.

Before joining any of these programs in Texas, the student is expected to have obtained a high school diploma or a GED. They should also have the current LPN licensure or in the process of obtaining one. Most schools also require students to take and pass a pre-nursing entrance test before getting admission for the program. Other schools will require students to have some working experience as LPNs ranging from six months to one year. Working LPNs are expected to produce a recommendation letter from their present employer.

All programs are licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. It is very important to ensure that the school you select is accredited by both bodies. An associate degree in nursing within Texas is offered in several vocational schools and community colleges. The program takes two years to finish and the nursing classes consists of courses, such as psychology, pharmacology, child care, humanities, aging population and pathophysiology. After completing the program, the student is expected to take and pass the NCLEX-RN to acquire an RN license to practice in the state.

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Texas takes four years to complete. The curriculum in most schools covers classroom training in administration, leadership and management in addition to the general classroom coursework and clinical experience. A bachelor degree prepares the student to take leadership and administrative roles in various health care settings. A BSN graduate can register for any nursing specialty of their choice ranging from public health, pediatrics, gynecology and anesthetics. This will help them in furthering their career in nursing and other medical fields.

LPNs with hectic schedules or family commitments can register for the online LPN to RN programs in Texas. It is very important to ensure that the online program you choose is accredited by the State Board of Nursing. To qualify to join these programs, an LPN must be currently licensed in the state and possess some working experience. Some online programs require the student to have prerequisite coursework in anatomy, English composition, math and psychology. The online coursework covers newborn nursing, nursing leadership, mental health, maternal and child nursing. Students are also expected to obtain hands-on clinical experience by visiting health facilities within their locality. They are supervised by the department members in the health facility and the report sent to the course instructor. The student clinical experience involves visiting different specializations such as pediatrics, surgical nursing, geriatrics, adult health, psychiatric and obstetrics. After completing the program, students are expected to take the NCLEX-RN to acquire a license.

LPN to RN Programs in Texas

  • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
  • No standardized testing if student meets admission requirements
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • 95% of Liberty University students receive some form of financial aid


  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • And more...

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.


  • Nursing (BS)
  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
Locations: Austin

Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning. Today, we offer an impressive array of more than 130 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs across five colleges and the Graduate School.


  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)
  • Online Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN-FNP)
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
  • And more...
Founded in 1946 by Mr. R.G. LeTourneau, LeTourneau University is private, nondenominational Christian university offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the College of Engineering, Business and Technology; the College of Aviation & Aeronautical Science; the College of College of Education, Arts and Sciences; and the College of Health Sciences & Professional Studies. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online, allowing you to earn your degree without having to relocate. LeTourneau strives to engage learners, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and to serve the local and global community. LeTourneau University has also recently been ranked one of the top 100 Online Colleges for 2017 by


  • RN to BSN

Texas LPN to RN Schools

Find LPN to RN online programs that offer flexible scheduling and variable completion dates. Browse our list of nursing schools in Texas that offer CCNE accredited LPN to RN programs:

Prairie View A & M University LPN to RN

University Drive
Prairie View, TX 77446
(936) 261-3311

Southwestern Adventist University LPN to RN

100 West Hillcrest Street
Keene, TX 76059-1922
(817) 645-3921

Tarleton State University LPN to RN

1333 West Washington Street
Stephenville, TX 76402
(254) 968-9000

University of Texas at Tyler LPN to RN

3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, TX 75701-6699
(903) 566-7000

University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio LPN to RN

7703 Floyd Curl Dr #5318T
San Antonio, TX 78229-3901
(210) 567-2727

West Texas A&M University LPN to RN

2501 4th Avenue
Canyon, TX 79016-0002
(806) 651-0000

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