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. Admission into the EWC Traditional Day classes occurs every two years on the EVEN Years. (Admission: Fall 2020, 2022, 2024) Admission into the EWC Night School occurs every two years on the ODD years (Admission Fall: 2019, 2021, 2023).
|Please note that this program has strict admittance requirements. For more information contact David Currie (Eastern Wyoming College, Director of Nursing) at 307.534.2999.|
Please see the Nursing (ADN) page for further course requirements.
Program prerequisites include the following courses which count toward the total program credits:
All prerequisites must be completed by the end of the Spring semester prior to Fall admission into the Nursing Program. (No Summer classes are allowed).
|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
State approved and accrediting agency associated with the EWC Nursing program:
Wyoming State Board of Nursing
The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Eastern Wyoming college at the Torrington and Douglas Campus located in Torrington, Wyoming and Douglas, Wyoming are accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing Program is Initial Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm
David Currie, MSN, RN