Southwest Baptist University
Southwest Baptist University is located in Boliva, MO. It is a private, Christian institution that has various nursing programs. They offer an ADN, BSN, RN-BSN, and LPN-RN program. All programs are ACEN accredited.
The two-year ADN program is offered at SBU’s Springfield campus. The traditional BSN program is offered on BSU’s Bolivar campus, and offers the full college experience. The curriculum stems from a liberal arts foundation and extensive clinical and nursing theory education and experience. Students will be exposed to diverse healthcare settings, as well as cultivate an understanding of the varying needs of patient populations and communities.
SBU’s Christian values are incorporated into their nursing program, combining the important tenets of belief with critical thinking skills and reasoning. Furthermore, students will spend time in their simulation lab, which is equipped with all current technology and necessities to train students for excellence in their future healthcare roles. For those who are ADN holders, SBU offers a 34-hour program towards completing a BSN degree. This is a flexible track that includes an eight-week online only component as well as tailored experiential internships in the area of the student's residence.
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