The 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 grade of “C” or better and meet the minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Admission into the Day Cohort at the Douglas Campus occurs every two years on the EVEN years. (Admission: Fall 2020, 2022, 2024) Admission into the Night Cohort at the Douglas and Torrington campuses occurs every two years on the ODD years (Admission: Fall 2019, 2021, 2023).
Please note that this program has strict admittance requirements. Please visit https://ewc.wy.edu/learning-and-outreach/nursing/. For more information contact the EWC Director of Nursing at 307.624.7000.
Program Note: Those considering a career in the Nursing field should be aware of strict admission criteria by state standards and clinical agencies. Factors that may disqualify candidates for employment in the profession include conviction of a crime, history of drug abuse, psychological problems, and various physical conditions. Certain classes in the Eastern Wyoming College Nursing Program may also be restricted to individuals for the same reasons. Please consult with the Nursing Director if you have any concerns in this area.
This program is intended to articulate with the BSN program at the University of Wyoming. Please work closely with an advisor if you intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University of Wyoming.