Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2017-2018 PDF



Kerrie Kimbrow, Chair; Jean Alway, Marcia Azevedo, Fay Foreman, Lakicia Foster, Terri Gibson, Ronald Mitchell, Lolita Valdez


The purpose of the Southwestern Adventist University Department of Nursing is to prepare a competent generalist in the profession of nursing with a Christian perspective of liberal arts, applied theology and natural, behavioral, and nursing sciences. The department seeks to provide a Christian environment, which facilitates growth of the student as a whole person, as a contributing member of society, and as a member of the nursing profession.

Aims of the Department

The aim of the nursing program is to graduate competent, employable, safe practitioners who are prepared to participate in the delivery of evidenced-based nursing care, who have the knowledge base on which to build advanced study, and who are contributing members of society. Graduates of the nursing program are eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) and are prepared for graduate study. Differentiated entry level competencies are used to ensure skilled practitioners.


The B.S.  program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing ( and is accredited with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education: One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120. (202) 887-6791


  • BS Nursing
  • RN to BS Nursing
  • LVN to BS Nursing

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