Lubbock Christian University


Programs of Study: RN/BSN

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Lubbock Christian University is for graduates of Associate Degree and Diploma nursing programs. The curriculum is designed to enable the employed nurse to complete the BSN degree while continuing employment. Emphasis is placed on self directed learning, promoting personal and professional growth, providing holistic care to individuals, families and communities, and encouraging independent action. The program prepares the nurse to function as a generalist within the health care system and provides a basis for continued professional development and graduate study in nursing.

RN-BSN learning outcomes:
  • Incorporate empirical knowledge from nursing, religion, science and the humanities into the nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate accountability for incorporating professional, ethical, spiritual, moral and legal aspects of nursing into one's practice.
  • Communicate with members of the interprofessional health team, patients and their support network in promoting health and risk reduction.
  • Using the systematic decision making process, provide holistic, culturally appropriate nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities based on knowledge derived from theory, evidence-based practice and research.
  • Implement nursing roles designed to meet the changing health care needs of diverse populations, including spiritual values, health promotion, disease prevention, illness care, restoration, rehabilitation, health counseling, and teaching.
  • Advocate for a safe care environment that results in high quality patient outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Implement leadership strategies for the advancement of nursing in an ever changing health care arena.
The RN-BSN program is accredited by ACEN through 2024 and the Graduate Nursing Program is accredited by ACEN through 2028:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: 404.975.5000
Fax: 404.975.5020

If you have any questions please give us a call at 806.720.7676. We are all so happy that you have chosen to come to Lubbock Christian University. We look forward to getting to know you better.

Cindy Ford, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE
Visiting Professor/Director of Undergraduate Nursing 
Department of Nursing

Not an RN?

If you are interested in nursing but you do not yet have your RN, there is a way to get there from here! The nursing program at LCU consists of three phases:

Phase One

Complete Covenant School of Nursing (CSON) pre-requisite courses and core LCU BSN Courses, (1-2 years)
Apply to CSON.  

Phase Two

If accepted, complete CSON Program and receive diploma (1.5-2 years)
Take State Licensure exam to receive license
Practice as RN

Phase Three

Complete remaining RN-BSN courses. Classes are taken one day/week to allow for fulltime RN employment (2-3 semesters).
Graduate with BSN

For more information on the program, please contact one of the pre-nursing advisors:

Terry Delaney, DNP, RN, or
Mark Wilkinson, DNP, MBS, RN

See Degree Plan Details!

Visit the University Catalog here to view the Nursing degree plan.

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