Featuring an estimated overall population of about half a million people all helping to increase the economies further driving forces that consist of the mineral extraction industry, tourism, and (from a historical standpoint) agriculture. While the most common forms of recreation include high school football and basketball or rodeo competitions, the scarcity of a depleted population leaves several communities with not a whole lot to do in their spare time. However, as it pertains to the overall healthcare industry admiration and respect for the states, healthcare professionals appear to be the driving factor behind the industries high success rate as well as steady employment.
Because the overall state’s population is smaller than most states, there are only two educational institutions throughout the entire state when it comes to higher education choices: the University of Wyoming (public), and Wyoming Catholic College (private). Nonetheless, both schools are fully accredited and offer a wide variety of different degree programs including those for the nursing professional. Here, the most common degree program levels are the associates and bachelor degree programs as it pertains to earn a nursing degree. The majority of all nursing program curriculum consists of courses involving adult health, professional nursing, as well as public health and incorporate a hands-on learning approach.
When it comes to finding a job as a professional nurse the requirements and procedures involved appear to be pretty basic. According to state policy, the state of Wyoming requires that an application be submitted in order to receive proper licensing after passing the required exam associated with the desired program. Although job positions are available for nurses of all skill levels LPN and RN positions are the leading areas where the need is at the highest level. As a result, is expected that job opportunities in these areas will increase up to 20% before 2022 at which point nurses will receive the average annual salary in their field of work.
Featured Nursing Programs
- Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
- As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
- Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
As few as 20 months
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- MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
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Welcome to Argosy University
Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.
- Business Administration - Healthcare Management (BS) (Online)
You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
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- Master's Healthcare Management
- Bachelor's (BBA) - Healthcare Management
Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.
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Board of Nursing Approved Nursing Schools
University of Wyoming School of Nursing
Location: Laramie, Wyoming
Programs: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education