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Nursing at West Texas A&M University

If you plan to study nursing, take a look at what West Texas A&M University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

West Texas A&M University is located in Canyon, Texas and has a total student population of 10,036.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

West Texas A&M University Nursing Degrees Available

Online Classes Are Available at West Texas A&M University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? West Texas A&M University offers distance education options for nursing at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

West Texas A&M University Nursing Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from West Texas A&M University Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at West Texas A&M University is $61,751. This is 1% higher than $61,050, which is the national average for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Concentrations Within Nursing

Nursing majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at West Texas A&M University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 126
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 24

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for West Texas A&M University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Registered Nurses 210,350 $72,890
Medical and Health Services Managers 30,010 $105,450
Nurse Practitioners 12,020 $111,060
Nurse Anesthetists 6,140 $158,510
Nursing Instructors and Professors 3,900 $71,780


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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