In accordance with the mission of Weatherford College, the RN-to-BSN Program is committed to enriching the lives of our students and community through innovative, affordable, and accessible learning and cultural opportunities. We improve the communities we serve through educational excellence and attainment of personal goals. The mission of the Weatherford College RN-to-BSN Program is to produce professional nurses committed to improving the health of individuals, groups, and communities. As professional nurses, our graduates effectively practice within complex healthcare systems and assume the roles of member of the profession, provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, and member of the health care team.
We will be recognized as leaders committed to providing high quality nursing education to our community and beyond by producing graduates fully capable of providing optimal care and dedicated to lifelong learning.
Nursing is a patient-centered practice discipline built upon a solid foundation of knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences. The RN-to-BSN Program expands upon prior knowledge and skills through the integration of research‐based evidence and community health promotion. Our program produces nurses who competently and compassionately provide care to individuals, families, communities.
We believe nurses are patient advocates who work toward health promotion, health restoration and disease prevention as part of the health care team.
We believe utilizing student-centered, adult learning principles produces an environment where students engage with faculty in active learning. Mutual respect and shared responsibility fosters personal and professional growth, clinical reasoning, ethical conduct, and encourages lifelong learning.
The Baccalaureate nursing program at Weatherford College at the Main Campus located in Weatherford, Texas is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Baccalaureate nursing program is Initial Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program here.
The program tracks completion rate and employment rate for each cohort of students.
|Cohort listed by on-time graduation date||Completion Rate||Employment Rate|
|Fall 2020||91.67% (11/12)*||91% (10/11)|
|Fall 2021||50% (8/16)||100% (8/8)|
|Spring 2022||50% (4/8)||100% (4/4)|
On time completion is calculated as completion within the expected time frame for the program option calculated from the first day of the first nursing course.
*Fall 2020 completion rate was calculated by program completion within four semesters based on the ACEN definition of on-time completion at that time.
Percentage of graduates employed in the field of professional nursing within one year of graduation.
RN-to-BSN Program Director
Number of Credits