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School of Nursing and Allied Health

School of Nursing and Allied Health


Mission Statement

The School of Nursing and Allied Health prepares undergraduate and graduate students to provide compassionate, culturally sensitive care to diverse populations. Through the use of service and inter-professional learning opportunities, students are prepared to function in an increasingly global society and to provide creative and ethical solutions for complex healthcare issues. The desire for lifelong learning is instilled in graduates as a means to continue personal professional development and to affect positive change in healthcare systems and policy.

Programs

The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers several programs for those seeking to enter the nursing profession, advance your nursing career or to become a dental hygienist.

Accreditation

The LPN to ASN program at Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000 (http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm).  The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Western Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001 202-887-6791 (www.ccneaccreditation.org). 

The Dental Hygiene Programs are offered at the AS and BS levels, and are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association.

Kentucky Board of Nursing Approval

The Nursing programs at WKU are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing to offer graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. Benchmark data comparing WKU to other Kentucky Schools of Nursing can be viewed here KBN Benchmark Report.

 

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Phone and Mailing Addresses:

 

BSN, MSN and DNP Nursing Programs

1906 College Heights Blvd, #11036

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1036

Ph: 270-745-3391

email: nursing@wku.edu

Nursing Street Address -for Driving Directions:

The Medical Center/WKU Health Sciences Complex (MCHC) 700 First Avenue,  Bowling Green, KY.

Nursing Office Suite 2055, on Second Floor.

 

South Campus - LPN to ASN Nursing Program 

2355 Nashville Road

Bowling Green, KY  42104

Ph: 270-780-2506

email: asnnursing@wku.edu

South Campus Nursing office is located in room 139.

 

Main Campus - Dental Hygiene Programs

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11032 Bowling Green KY 42101

Ph: 270.745.2427

email: allied.health@wku.edu

 Dental Hygiene Program offices are located on the second floor of the  Academic Complex, room 236G

 


 

 

 


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 Last Modified 9/16/19