RN to BSN in Wyoming

Approximately 4,850 registered nurses are employed in the state of Wyoming according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average salary of a registered nurse in Wyoming according to Indeed.com is $55,000—roughly 17% lower than the national average. However, salaries for nurses can range between $47,690 and $78,060 in the state, with the cities of Casper and Laramie providing the best compensation. Nurses with a BSN have the potential to earn almost $12,000 more annually than those without a degree, not to mention the ability to work in leadership positions in the nursing industry. Below we have compiled a list of the all the accredited RN to BSN programs in the state to aid your search for the best RN to BSN program for you.

  1. Southern New Hampshire University

    Manchester, NH & Online : RN to BSN Online

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    • Ranked #1 most innovative school by US News in 2017!
    • Transfer up to 90 credits toward the BSN, with a minimum of 30 credits completed at SNHU
    • Complete your undergraduate degree at your own pace, over six 9-week terms per year
  2. Saint Mary's University - Minnesota

    Minneapolis, MN & Online : Accelerated RN to BSN Online

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    • Accelerated learning. Earn your BSN in as little as one year.
    • Increase your earning potential. RNs with BSNs earn 43% more than those without a bachelor's degree according to the Nurses Journal.
    • Free iPad. All students receive an iPad to access classes from anywhere.
  3. Sacred Heart University

    Fairfield, CT & Online : Online RN-BSN

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    • Learn from a top nursing school. Sacred Heart University is recognized by U.S. News as a top university.
    • Build upon existing education. You can transfer up to 90 credits from previous college courses.
    • Get support on your schedule. Sacred Heart's classes are designed for working RNs and provide one-on-one support to online students.
  4. Capella University

    Minneapolis, MN & Online : RN to MSN - Nursing Leadership

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    • Ultimate flexibility. Capella's signature FLEXPATH curriculum lets you learn at your pace, maintain a full-time job and apply knowledge in the field immediately.
    • Simple, affordable tuition. You can earn your MSN in as little as 12 to 18 months and pay a flat tuition rate every 12 weeks, no matter how many classes you take.
    • Personalized support. Capella focuses on student success with FlexPath coaches, instructors and tutors every step of the way.

RN-to-BSN Programs in Wyoming

University of Wyoming

$ 199 resident
$ 334 nonresident

Application Deadlines

February 1st and September 1st

  • The program consists of 53 credit hours including core courses and nursing courses.
  • There is absolutely no campus time required.
  • The program culminates in a capstone course that synthesizes core concepts by analyzing a documented public health issue.
  • Students residing outside the state of Wyoming should refer to the state authorization page before applying to the RN to BSN program.
N/A 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WI 82071

Please contact the RN to BSN program in Wyoming that you are interested in enrolling in to confirm details and to learn more. If you run an accredited RN to BSN program in Wyoming that is not listed above; please reach out to us with program information and proof of accreditation. Thank you!

State Commitment to RN to BSN Education Paths

The Future of Nursing campaign is a nationwide effort to bring the country up to the standards of nursing as outlined in the 2010 Institute of Medicine Report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. As a part of the effort, Wyoming has formed a State Action Coalition with the singular objective of achieving the goals set forth by the campaign. Having at least 80% of the nursing workforce hold a BSN degree is an integral part of this initiative and we have outlined below the ways in which Wyoming is actively progressing on this front.

  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Practice & Care
  • Interprofessional Care
  • Diversity
Education

What is being done to increase the number of Wyoming RN’s with a BSN?

The AC is aiming to develop a statewide nursing curriculum that supports seamless transitions from ASN to BSN degrees.

Are students enrolled via identified promising models of education progression?

No

Leadership

What programs are being implemented to prepare nurses to lead change to advance health?

The Wyoming Nurse Leadership Institute (WNLI) provide courses and mentoring to assist all Wyoming nurses develop their careers and leadership skills.

Practice & Care

Is the Coalition working to remove barriers to RN level of care?

No specific plans announced.

Are they advancing state policy to remove barriers to care provided by APRNs?

No specific plans announced.

Interprofessional Care

Is the state working to improve communication, transparency, and cooperation between healthcare providers?

No specific plans announced.

Diversity

How are they improving diversity of the nursing workforce and care provided?

No specific plans announced.

Contact Info

Mary Burman

Co-Chair
Advisory Board, Wyoming Center for Nursing and Health Care Partnerships

Source: Campaign for Action

For a detailed progress report and additional workgroup contact information, please see the Wyoming Action Coalition page and their Action Coalition Status Report (opens as PDF).

Wyoming Licensing

Wyoming is not part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). A Wyoming nursing license is only valid within Wyoming. For licensing information, visit the Wyoming Department of Health and Human Services.

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Nursing Employment Outlook

Nursing Supply and Demand Projections

Source: "The Future of the Nursing Workforce," US HRSA, accessed June 2015.

What Nurses Make on Average in Major Cities

Source: BLS OES, May 2013. Accessed May 2014. Some data not provided.

Additional Information


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