Advanced Placement

Become a registered nurse! 

This option is offered twice a year. The program is a classroom-based setting to complete two semesters of the nursing program in order to take the NCLEX-RN Exam. You must be an LPN or have had two consecutive semesters of nursing school.

Applicants must be able to meet the essential functions of a nurse as found on the apply Web page

Advanced Placement Application - Advanced Placement applications will not be accepted until February 2018 for the class beginning in August 2018. Please check back November 2017 for a new Advanced Placement Application.

Background check information



(Classes must have been completed with a “C” or better and verified by college transcript.) 
  • COLS 1000 – 3 credit hours
  • English 1010 – 3 credit hours -- or equivalent course
  • Math 1400 – Pre-calculus Algebra or higher—a minimum of 3 credit hours
    Statistics and Theory of Arithmetic do not fulfill this requirement.
  • Human Anatomy or A&P I – 4 credit hours with a lab
  • Human Physiology or A&P II – 4 credit hours with a lab
  • General Psychology – 3-4 credit hours 
  • Medical Microbiology – 4 credit hours with a lab
  • Achieve an acceptable score on the PN Readiness Test. Contact the Testing Center for details. 

3rd Semester

  • Nursing Theory and Clinical Experience courses
  • Public Speaking – 3 credit hours

4th Semester

  • Nursing Theory and Clinical Experience courses
  • American & WY Government OR U.S. History to 1865 OR U.S. History from 1865 OR Wyoming History or Economics, Law and Government – 3 credit hours