The associate degree nursing program prepares the graduate to function as a Registered Nurse in providing care to clients with complex health care needs. Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in any state. This program may require travel to surrounding communities.
It is recommended that students contact the college regarding the program requirements.
Students must complete all program requirements, including approved prerequisites with a “C” or better and meet the minimum GPA of 2.50. EWC will admit cohort groups of 16 students every two years beginning Fall 2016.
|Please note that this program has strict admittance requirements. For more information contact Suzey Delger (Eastern Wyoming College, Director of Nursing) at 307.624.7000.|
Program prerequisites include the following courses which count toward the total program credits:
|BIOL 1010 – General Biology I||4|
|ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition||3|
|MATH 1400 – Pre-Calculus Algebra||4|
|ZOO 2015 – Human Anatomy||4|
|Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)|
|Total Credit Hours:||16|
Examination for RN Licensure
Following successful completion of the Nursing Program, graduates may apply to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and other states to take the NCLEX-RN, national licensure examination. There are individual fees for licensure and the exam that will be discussed along with the application process in the last nursing course of the program. Prospective students need to be aware of the fact that licensure may be denied to those with a misdemeanor/prior felony arrests or convictions or substance abuse history. In addition, applicants for licensure are required to be fingerprinted and undergo another background check. Consult with the Nursing Program Director for specifics or go to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing web site: nursing-online.state.wy.us
Accrediting agencies associated with the Nursing Program:
Approval granted January 11, 2016
“This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing” ACEN
Approval granted February 7, 2017-2019
For additional information or answers to specific questions contact:
Suzey Delger, MSN, APRN (ret), RN