Nursing Colleges Team Up for Student Access

Nursing colleges continue to open up all across the nation in order to meet the demands of the health industry and the local community the schools will reach. A new program agreement by Baylor University will offer the chance for local students from Dallas Baptist University to attend a nursing program at the school.

(Baylor) Officials from Baylor University and Dallas Baptist University(DBU) announced the creation of a program that will expand nursing education opportunities at Baylor for DBU students.

The agreement, signed by Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Provost at Baylor, and Gail Linam, Ph.D., DBU Provost, will allow DBU students to pursue a nursing career at Baylor by transferring their undergraduate course credits to Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in order to complete their nursing degrees.

“This agreement will help to ensure that qualified DBU students can take advantage of Baylor’s excellent nursing program,” said Dr. Davis. “The Louise Herrington School of Nursing is focused on providing a high quality nursing education to equip students to meet the growing need for skilled nurses in our state and across the nation. Baylor and DBU share a strong Baptist heritage, and so we appreciate especially the opportunity this agreement gives us to partner with the pre-nursing program at DBU.”

Baylor University offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Successful completion of the BSN degree qualifies students to apply to the Texas Board of Nursing to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

All DBU students who seek admittance to the LHSON must apply to Baylor, qualify for admission and meet LHSON prerequisites, including the required competitive grade point average. The “articulation agreement” sets forth a program that will permit DBU students to transfer credit for courses taken at DBU to…

Read more: Baylor University and Dallas Baptist University Announce Nursing School Enrollment Agreement

 

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