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Wyoming Nursing Education Programs
Approved Online Nursing Programs
The Wyoming State Board of Nursing (WSBN) may recognize graduates from pre-licensure nursing programs approved by other states deemed eligible to take the NCLEX. It is recommended that individuals research the approval and accreditation status and credibility of any nursing education program before enrolling.
Pre-licensure distance education programs seeking to operate or offer clinical placement within Wyoming must seek approval by the Board. All programs must meet all nursing educational standards defined in Chapter 6.
Individuals seeking licensure as an APRN should contact their education program to verify the program meets the criteria outlined in Chapter 2, Chapter 3 and Chapter 6. It is recommended individuals research the approval and accreditation status and credibility of any education program before enrolling. Students completing any clinical hours in Wyoming must hold a current RN license, even if the clinical experience does not involve direct patient care.
The Wyoming State Board of Nursing does not have a formal approval process for post-license online distance education programs. However, educational programs wishing to provide clinical experiences in Wyoming must complete a registration process with the Education Committee.
If the education program of your choice is not listed below, please call 307-777-6127 for assistance or click here to ask a question about nursing education.
Process for Program Approval
How to Become a Certified Nurse Aide
Information for Faculty Members
** Having trouble finding a facility that will allow clinicals for your students? Contact the Department of Health for up to date information on CNA hours requirements **
The Wyoming CNA Apprentice Program
The Wyoming State Board of Nursing, in collaboration with the Wyoming Department of Health and Wyoming Workforce Services, has developed a CNA Apprentice Program. We are recruiting long term care facilities to host this new and exciting program. Contact 307-777-6127 for more information or Click here to ask a question about nursing education.
Licensed Practical Nurse IV Certification
Continuing Education and Certifications
WSBN does not endorse any program nor approve CEs for new program offerings. Other approved courses may be accepted for continuing competency in Wyoming.