Become a Nurse in Wyoming - ADN and BSN Programs

There is a high demand for registered nurses in the state of Wyoming. There is an aging population in Wyoming and professional nurses are needed to provide health care to this amazing population. Career opportunities in hospitals, long-term care, home health, alzheimer's units, physician offices and related facilities are abundant. It is a great time to make the decision to become a nurse.

According to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing's licensure requirements for registered professional nurses, the first step is to apply and enroll in a Wyoming State Board of Nursing approved associate's (2-year) or baccalaureate (4-year) nursing program. You can find the nursing schools offering these programs listed below. BSN programs will often include additional emphasis on research, communication and leadership skills. Research the programs and curriculum to decide on whether a 4-year or 2-year program fits your needs and career goals. You can always enroll in an ADN/RN to BSN program later in your career if you choose an associate's degree nursing program now. You may be interested in learning more about the degree options required in this article: How to become a nurse.

Upon graduation from an approved nursing program graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN national licensure examination. Those applying for professional nursing licensure for licensure must pass the NCLEX-RN exam. The next step is to fill out the application for licensure and pay the application fees. The Board will review and approve or not approve the application. Pretty simple process. Choosing a nursing program right for you is the only part that is not laid out as a definite. Learn more about these programs by contacting them using the information provided below.

The purpose of this website is to provide the resources needed to find a nursing school offering a program that fits the future student's needs. Nursing school faculty and advisors will help by lending their knowledge and experience to students preparing for the NCLEX and applying for licensure in Wyoming upon graduation from the nursing program

ADN and BSN Programs Approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing

Casper College - Health Science Division Nursing

Graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN national licensure exam.

Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing or Associate of Science in Nursing

  • 125 College Dr, Casper, WY 82601, PH: 307-268-2235

Central Wyoming College

The ADN program is NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN

  • 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, Wy 82501, PH: 307-855-2136

Eastern Wyoming College

A pre-nursing program is offered. The courses meet the prerequisites for the BSN program nursing programs at UW and UNMC.

Programs Offered: Pre-Nursing

  • 3200 West C. Street, Torrington, Wyoming 82240, 866-327-8996

Laramie County Community College

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN

  • Laramie County Community College, 1400 E. College Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007, PH: 307-778-1267

Northwest College Wyoming

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN (Associate's of Applied Science), Nursing-Pre-Baccalaureate (Associate's)

  • 231 West 6th Street, Powell, WY, 82435, PH: 307-754-6479

Northern Wyoming Community College

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN (Associate's of Applied Science)

  • Sheridan Campus, 3059 Coffeen Avenue Sheridan, WY 82801, PH: 800-913-9139
  • Gillette College, 300 West Sinclair, Gillette, WY 82718, PH: 307-686-0254

University of Wyoming - School of Nursing

The nursing programs at the UW - Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing are accredited by the CCNE.

Programs Offered: BSN, BSN second degree, RN to BSN Completion, MSN - (Tracks: FNP, Nurse Educator, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Adult (PMHNP), Post-master's certificate - Tracks: FNP, Nurse Educator, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Adult (PMHNP)

  • Fay W. Whitney - School of Nursing, Dept. 3065, 1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie WY 82071, PH: 307-766-4312 (UW - Fay W. Whitney School of NursingWebsite - Click Here)

Western Wyoming Community College

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN (Associate's of Applied Science)

  • 2500 College Drive, Rock Springs, WY 82901, PH: 307-382-1600

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