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Associate of Science in Nursing Program (ASN)

Associate of Science Nursing Graduates

ASN Faculty and Staff

Associate of Science in Nursing Program  (ASN)

 The ASN program prepares the graduate as a generalist to give nursing care in a variety of health care settings and provides the knowledge base for career mobility. ASN Program graduates are eligible to write the NCLEX exam to become a registered nurse.

 

Accreditation

The nursing program has been accredited since 1966 by
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
(formerly called the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)),
3343 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326
(1-404-975-5000, http://www.acenursing.org/).

The program also has full approval from the Kentucky Board of Nursing, which determines candidate eligibility for licensure.  Applicants for licensure must provide necessary information regarding drug, alcohol, or conviction history for determination of licensure eligibility.  The Kentucky Board of Nursing has the power to deny a nursing graduate the right to take the NCLEX-RN.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACCREDITATION COMMISSION FOR EDUCATION IN NURSING, INC. (ACEN)

Announcement

Western Kentucky University wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate of Science in Nursing Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at WKU South Campus, room 137.

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Marsal P. Stoll, Chief Executive Officer

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: (404) 975-5000

Fax: (404) 975-5020

mstoll@acenursing.org

 

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by February 2, 2015

ASN PROGRAM Contact INFORMATION:

 

Phone: 270.780.2506
Fax: 270.780.9419
E-mail: lynnita.glass@wku.edu

 

Location:

C139 South Campus
2355 Nashville Road, Suite B
Bowling Green, Kentucky

 

Mailing Address:

1906 College Heights Blvd. # 11094
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1094

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