Which Nursing Schools Are in Wyoming?

Learn about nursing programs in Wyoming. See nursing specialization options, program requirements and courses, and compare school information and tuition costs to make an informed decision about your education. Schools offering Nursing degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Post-secondary students planning to study nursing in Wyoming can pursue a one-year certificate, two-year associate's degree, four-year bachelor's degree or a doctoral degree in the field.

What You Need to Know

Associate's and bachelor's degree programs prepare you to take the registered nursing licensure examination. Both types of programs require you to take general education classes along with your nursing coursework. Doctoral degree programs are also available. These programs prepare you to work as a nurse practitioner.

Nursing Certificate Programs in Wyoming

Northwest College

This program prepares you for a career as a licensed practical nurse working in various health care settings. After you complete this 1-year program, you'll be qualified to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Courses in this program include maternal nursing care, human anatomy and nursing care for adults.

  • Program Name: Practical Nursing Certificate
  • Program Length: 1 year, full time
  • Tuition and Fees: In-state, $2,789 per academic year; out-of-state, $6,773 per academic year (for 2015-2016)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 1,652 undergraduate students

Associate Degree Nursing Programs in Wyoming

Casper College

This program offers a mix of courses in both non-nursing and nursing subjects. Before you begin this program, you'll need to become a certified nursing assistant by taking a course and passing a certification exam. This program includes several classes about nursing practice for patients with various types of medical concern. One class stresses the nurse's role in caring for expectant mothers and newborns.

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
  • Program Length: 2 years (full time)
  • Tuition and Fees: In-state, $2,640 per academic year; out-of-state, $6,624 per academic year (for 2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: psychology, human anatomy and medical terminology courses
  • Requirements: nursing assistant certification, test of essential skills, an essay on why you want to become a nurse
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 3,824 undergraduate students

Central Wyoming College

The goal of Central Wyoming College's nursing program is to prepare you to become an entry-level registered nurse. This program uses classroom instruction, laboratory practice and hands-on clinical training to help you develop nursing skills. Clinical simulation classes allow students to work with computerized manikins that display realistic symptoms.

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
  • Program Length: 2 years (full time)
  • Tuition and Fees: In-state, $2,712 per academic year; out-of-state, $6,696 per academic year (for 2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: Anatomy & physiology and English I courses
  • Requirements: nursing assistant certification
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 2,082 undergraduate students

Northwest College

Northwest College's associate-level nursing program prepares you to become a registered nurse in a variety of settings, including long-term care nursing. You need to be accepted by the college before you can apply to the nursing program. Some of the classes in this program involve general psychology, human anatomy and communication for health professionals.

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science Nursing Specialization
  • Program Length: 2 years (full time)
  • Tuition and Fees: In-state, $2,789 per academic year; out-of-state, $6,773 per academic year (for 2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: English, Anatomy & physiology, and psychology classes. Lab science and math classes taken five years ago or less.
  • Requirements: current Wyoming nursing assistant certification, placement test
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 1,652 undergraduate students

Bachelor's Degree Nursing Programs in Wyoming

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming's bachelor-level nursing program combines 2 years of prerequisite coursework and 2 years of nursing instruction. In the school's Clinical Simulation Center, you'll learn skills to help you become a registered nurse in a number of fields, including emergency room nursing, flight nursing and school nursing. For your senior capstone, you'll travel to a Wyoming community for placement in a local clinic. You also have the option to take a clinical rotation in Honduras.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Program Length: 4 years (full time)
  • Tuition and Fees: In-state, $4,892 per academic year; out-of-state, $15,632 per academic year (for 2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: Strong math background or remedial math classes, courses in human anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and medical microbiology
  • Requirements: active certified nurse's assistant license, a personal essay, must be physically able to perform nurses' duties
  • School Type: 4-year, public; 10,124 undergraduate and 2,696 graduate students

Doctoral Nursing Program in Wyoming

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming's new doctorate-level nursing program emphasizes rural patient care. It replaces the university's previous master's-level nurse practitioner programs. According to the program announcements, students can take most coursework online via live webcam, but occasional sessions in Laramie are required. Clinical components may be available in the student's hometown or may require travel. Courses in this program include health behavior, advanced pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy.

  • Program Name: Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Program Options: Family nurse practitioner, family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
  • Program Length: 3 years full time with summers
  • Tuition and Fees: In-state, $5,498 per academic year; out-of-state, $13,796 per academic year (for 2015-2016)
  • Requirements: Bachelor's or master's degree in nursing with 3.5 minimum GPA, RN license, GRE score, ability to perform nurses' duties, interview, personal essay, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation

School Type: 4-year, public; 10,124 undergraduate and 2,696 graduate students

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