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Nursing & Allied Health Northwest College, Powell, WY Nursing & Allied Health


Welcome to Northwest College's Nursing Program.  We offer several programs to students interested in nursing as a career. These programs are:

These options are available to suit your personal situation and career goals, or to help you make the decision that is best for you. Depending on the course of study you take, you are eligible to sit for an exam that can license you as a CNA, LPN, or RN.

Nursing Department Student Handbook

All Nursing Programs are approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing (130 Hobbs Ave., Suite B, Cheyenne, WY 82002, 307-777-7601, ( Our AAS Program is accredited by the ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing - formerly NLNAC) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000, (

If you are interested in any of our programs, please review the specific program of interest under the 'How to Enroll' tab, look over/print out the application packet and then give our office a call with any questions. We will be happy to assist you in your professional journey!

The information on this website contains course requirements, estimated costs, and admission information, along with prerequisite requirements for the Nursing program.

After reviewing the application materials for your program of interest you'll note that testing scores may be required. Contact the Nursing Department for information on the STEP test.

To schedule a date and time for the TEAS testing, in Cody contact Carri Dobbins at 307-587-6257; for Powell contact Stacy Gilman at 307-754-6062; or Worland contact Sheri Averett 307-347-8541.  

The STEP test for advanced placement applicants (LPN to RN) will be set by mid December. You must call the Nursing Department at 754-6484 for information to reserve your test date.

Thank you for visiting our programs at Northwest College — your future is our focus!