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Nursing programs offered through the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing: BSN, MS, DNP

Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

College of Health Sciences

Nursing Programs

Basic BSN

four-year on-campus Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program option for students who desire to become a registered nurse

  • Basic BSN application deadline: February 1, 2017 for fall 2017 junior admission to the nursing major component of the program (last application for fall junior admission)

  • UW Application (select Basic BSN pre-nursing major) priority deadline: December 1 for Fall Freshman Admission into the nursing major

BRAND - "Bachelor's Reach for Accelerated Nursing Degree"

accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) outreach program for students with previous non-nursing baccalaureate degree who desire to become a registered nurse

BRAND application deadline November 1

ReNEW - "Revolutionizing Nursing Education in Wyoming"

--Wyoming's collaborative, shared nursing curriculum for undergraduate nursing students. Coursework is delivered by the University of Wyoming and participating Wyoming Community Colleges through combinations of onsite and online modalities

ReNEW application deadlines vary by institution

RN-BSN Completion

online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program option for...

  • the registered nurse with an associate degree or diploma in nursing

  • the Wyoming associate degree nursing student who wishes to further their education to the baccalaureate level in nursing

RN-BSN application deadlines:
- Fall semester application deadline June 1
- Spring semester application deadline extended to November 1
- Summer semester application deadline February 1

Master of Science - MS

Online master of science program for the registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  • New! MS Nurse Leader (Delayed implementation due to UW budget cuts)
    For the registered nurse who desires to become a nurse leader at any level and in any health-related setting.

MS application due date is under revision. Implementation has been delayed due to UW budget cuts.

Doctor of Nursing Practice - DNP

Doctor of Nursing Practice (the new standard in advanced practice nursing education) for the registered nurse with a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Offering family and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner clinical options with emphasis on rural primary care. A second certificate option is also available for the nationally certified FNP, Adult PMHNP or Family PMHNP who has a Master's or DNP degree.

DNP application deadline: February 1

Interdisciplinary PhD

This link connects to the website explaining the new PhD program focused on biomedicine

Interdisciplinary PhD application deadline: February 1

Page updated: 10/3/2016

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