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Wyoming RN Programs

Complete list of state approved pre-licensure registered nurse education programs

Earn your ADN degree or BSN degree in Wyoming

RN Nursing Programs in Wyoming

Becoming a registered nurse requires motivation, patience, dedication and a desire to care for those in need. Nursing can also be highly rewarding for the individual because they are able to see the results of their work in treating patients. Being a nurse might include long shifts and working several consecutive days or nights, which is an important consideration to take into account before jumping into a nursing career.

Most Registered Nurse training programs include courses such as American history, math, statistics, science and english. Afterward the general education courses have been completed there will be a much heavier concentration on science and nursing curriculum. In addition there will be a clinical aspect of each program in which you will learn practical nursing skills in a hands-on environment under supervision of a nurse educator.

All programs cost money, but the amount varies depending on which school you attend. If the school’s nursing program is highly ranked then admissions are typically more competitive. BSN programs are the most expensive because they take the longest to complete and include at least two years of attendance at a four-year college or university. Be sure to explore your options wisely when selecting a nursing program.

Wyoming RN License Requirements

1. Completion of a state-approved Registered Nurse program
Nursing programs usually take between 2 – 4 years and are offered by local colleges, major universities, hospitals and technical schools.

2. Pass the NCLEX RN exam (required by all U.S. states)
The exam covers physiological integrity, S.E.C.E, maintenance health promotion and P.I.

RN Salary Info

As of May 1st 2006, average salaries for Registered Nurses range from $49,000 to $57,290. These salaries fluctuate depending on the state you practice in. The lowest margin of Registered Nurses make $41,000 yearly, the highest margin of Registered Nurses bring in over $83,000+ yearly.

While exploring different opportunities in the nursing field, its important to speak with Registered Nurses working in various capacities to understand more about the profession. Researching possible RN jobs online can be very helpful in finding out what types of opportunities are available and what most RN jobs entail.

Approved RN Programs in Wyoming to Earn ADN or BSN Degree

Casper College

125 College Drive
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 268-2100

Central Wyoming College

2660 Peck Avenue
Riverton, WY 82501
(307) 855-2000

Laramie County Community College

1400 E. College Drive
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(800) 522-2993

Northern Wyoming Community College – Sheridan College

3059 Coffeen Avenue
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 674-6446

Northern Wyoming Community College – Gillette College

300 West Sinclair
Gillette, WY 82718
(307) 686-0254

Northwest College

231 West 6th Street
Powell, WY 82435
(800) 560-4692

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
(307) 766-1121

Western Wyoming Community College

2500 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 382-1600

Accredited Wyoming RN Schools

See our complete list of qualified RN nursing education programs in the state of Wyoming. The schools listed here offer pre-licensure nursing programs that meet the registered nursing education requirements set forth by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing. Although the schools listed on this page are accredited by the Wyoming Board of Nursing and approved by the state of Wyoming, they might not be accredited by national organizations such as the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Individuals should check to see if the state-approved nursing school they are considering also enjoys national accreditation status if they are seeking a school with both accreditations.

Resources for Nurses and Nursing Students in Wyoming

Wyoming Board of Nursing