Students in eligible states can pursue their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree online, including RN licensure. Western Governors University partners with healthcare facilities in these areas to provide practice sites and clinical coaches to help fulfill nursing education requirements.
Graduates of this online BSN program will meet requirements to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination to become a licensed registered nurse. The program begins with coursework including online assessments and virtual-reality simulations. Students then move on to agency-based clinical rotations. The program is designed to be completed in 2.5 years.
Classes explore topics in:
- Care of adults with complex illnesses
- Care of the older adult
- Psychiatric/Mental health nursing
- Nursing care of children
- Critical care nursing
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Western Governors University is accredited by:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationSome College
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants must take and pass the ATI TEAS Exam with a minimum total score of 60% and a reading subtest score of at least 60.