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

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Current RNs can choose from RN to BSN or RN to MSN online programs
  • RN-to-BSN program offers courses in Illness and Disease Management, Principles of Assessment, and Holistic Professional Nursing
  • RN to MSN specializations include Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology and more
  • Courses help develop students’ assessment, patient care, and community outreach skills
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
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Programs:

  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN-MSN)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing with a specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • And more...
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  • Options: Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more!
  • Convenience: Complete courses online, on campus, or a combination of both!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours.
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Programs:

  • 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)
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Programs:

  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education

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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