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ADVICE FROM OUR GRADUATES                           STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Darcelle Fielder, Spring 2019 BSN Graduate                                                                                              Bethany Moore, Fall 2019                                                                               

Kyle Marr, Spring 2019 BSN Graduate

Bailey Gray, Spring 2019 BSN Graduate

 

Can YOU be a Nurse?

Generally, to be a nurse in the U.S., there are a few requirements that you should know about.

1. You must be proficient in the English Language. At WKU School of Nursing, we check this using the TOFEL exam. See our requirements here.

2. You must graduate from a qualifying nursing program. Our BSN and ASN programs both meet this requirement.

3. You must pass the NCLEX-RN exam after graduation to obtain license to practice as a registered nurse (RN).

4. You must pass a criminal background check and have no prior felony convictions, and no misdemeanors related to the practice of nursing. This last is determined on a case by case basis, if you have questions about this, please contact us and we will review your information.

5. You must have a valid Social Security number.

6. You must have the minimum physical, mental and emotional capabilities to perform nursing tasks in a variety of clinical settings. See more information.

 

 

WKU School of Nursing General Information

FAQ about WKU's School of Nursing

BSN Program Virtual Tour

Nursing Program Options - Chart Resource (Transfer Course Equivalencies)

Selecting a Nursing Program

Scholarship Information

Student Policies, Handbooks, & Forms

 

Program Specific Information

 

LPN to ASN online Program

LPN to ASN Online Program (LPN)

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

BSN Guaranteed Nursing Admission (GNA) Application

KCTCS Transfer Guide for BSN Program

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Second Degree Entry)

  

Master Entry Professional Nursing (MEPN) 

This program allows people with a prior non-nursing degree to obtain a Masters in Nursing in 2 years. 

Master Entry Professional Nursing

 

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Master of Science in Nursing

 

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Doctor of Nursing Practice

 

Application

 

First Step - Apply for Admission at WKU

Apply Now for Admission at WKU

Second Step - Program Application, see program specific webpages for additional application information

LPN to ASN Online Program (LPN to ASN) 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Second Degree Entry)

Master of Science in Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice


 

 

 


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 Last Modified 12/10/19