Associate of Science (AS) Overview

WSU's Associate Degree Nursing program is designed to prepare you for entry-level clinical practice as a registered nurse.

Students who successfully complete the first year of the Associate Degree Nursing program are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam (NCLEX-PN), to be licensed as a Practical Nurse.

Graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing program are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam (NCLEX-RN), to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.