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:

Program Prerequisites

Classes Credit
BIOL 1010 – General Biology I 4
ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition 3
Freshman Foundations 1
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

State approved and accrediting agency associated with the EWC Nursing program:

Wyoming State Board of Nursing
130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B
Cheyenne, WY  82002
307.777.7601
https://nursing-online.state.wy.us

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia   30326
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)Phone: 404.975.5000
Fax: .404.975.5020
Email: info@acenursing.org
Web: www.acenursing.org

ACEN Approval Spring 2018-Spring 2023

For additional information or answers to specific questions contact:

Suzey Delger, MSN, APRN (ret), RN
Eastern Wyoming College – Nursing Director
307.624.7000