Find Online Master of Nursing Programs in Wyoming
There is 1 Master of Science in Nursing Program in Wyoming in our online directory and it is CCNE accredited.
MSN programs in the state of Wyoming are composed of theory courses and practical experience. Clinical hours vary per program. MSN curriculum includes courses on leadership, policy development, nursing research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice. Legal and ethical courses are also often included.
The Wyoming Board of Nursing requires that MSN programs enable students to develop the nursing knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for the level, scope, and standards of competent nursing practice expected at the level of licensure or recognition. The program must be based on nursing education, professional, and practice standards.
Nursing Licensure in Wyoming
The Wyoming Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first hold an RN license in the state of Wyoming or hold a multi- state compact license. RN applicants must first attend an undergraduate program approved by the Wyoming Board of Nursing, then earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Applicants must also become certified as an APRN by the American Board of Nursing Specialties, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly the National League for Nursing), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence or any other nationally recognized certification agency approved by the Board. They must pass the national certification exam in the same role and population focus area as their graduate program of study. Applicants may apply for prescriptive authority, upon completing additional pharmacology education. APRN licenses may be renewed in Wyoming every even year.
MSN and FNP Salaries in state
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that annual mean wages for a Nurse Practitioner in Wyoming are $116,030. This is more than the nationwide median annual wage of $113,930 for Nurse Practitioners (BLS). Registered Nurses in Wyoming report a median annual wage of $67,360. The Wyoming Board of Nursing reports 935 APRN licenses in the state.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the job outlook for Nurse Practitioners to grow by 26% from 2018 to 2028. This is much faster than the average growth rate of 5% for all occupations.
All Accredited Schools with MSN Degrees in Wyoming
- MS Nurse Educator - College of Nursing
- The Nurse Educator program at the University of Wyoming prepares nurses for teaching positions in schools of nursing, staff development, and patient education.