Sep 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing A.D.N.

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Casper College currently offers an Associate Degree in Nursing.  After acceptance into our program you can finish your degree in two years and be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure.  The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) is a statewide curriculum in which you can transfer seamlessly to the University of Wyoming to complete your bachelor’s degree online.  

Our students are prepared to transfer classroom learning in simulated labs as well as live practicums in a wide variety of health care settings. The majority of our clinical facilities are located within 5 miles of the campus.

This two-year program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Graduates of this program are eligible to take the examination for licensure as registered nurses. For further admission information, eligibility requirements, and application deadlines see the Nursing Program on our website, use the Guide to ReNEW Associate Degree Nursing or contact the program director Marge Christiansen at 307-268-2717 or by email


ADN - Prerequisite Requirements (14 Credits)

To be considered for admission for the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program, you must be currently enrolled or have completed with a “C” or better in the following:

ADN - Freshman Year

ADN - Sophomore Year

Total Program Credits including Prerequisites (68 Credits)

LPN Advanced Placement

Licensed practical nurses who wish to enter the ADN Program as Advanced Placement LPNs at the second level of the program must submit their application to the Director of Nursing.  Application dates are posted on the Nursing Program Website. Advanced placement admission will be contingent on the space available. Further information on the program and the application process can be found in the Guide to Advanced Placement Education for the LPN, also found on the website.

Preference for advanced placement will be given first to qualified LPNs who received Casper College’s PN certificate, then to LPNs from Wyoming or other programs.Transfer students are given preference following advanced placement students.





The normal length of this program is two academic years at 13-14 credit hours per semester.


Graduation Requirements:

A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Information ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.

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