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WKU School of Nursing

School of Nursing

WKU School of Nursing offers several Degrees & Programs for those seeking to enter the nursing profession or to further your nursing career.


Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Nursing (SON) of Western Kentucky University is to produce culturally sensitive nurses for an increasingly global society at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels and to provide continuing education opportunities for life long learning to our constituents.


Kentucky Board of Nursing

WKU School of Nursing is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing to offer graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. Benchmark data comparing WKU to other Kentucky Schools of Nursing can be viewed here KBN Benchmark Report.


The Associate of Science in Nursing program at Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000 (http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm).  The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Western Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001 202-887-6791 (www.ccneaccreditation.org).  All Western Kentucky University nursing programs are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.


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WKU School of Nursing

Mailing Address:

Medical Center/WKU Health Sciences Complex

1906 College Heights Blvd, #11036

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1036

South Campus

2355 Nashville Road

Bowling Green, KY  42104


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 7:30-4:30

Building Address:

The Medical Center/WKU Health Sciences Complex (MCHC)

700 First Avenue, Suite 2055



270-745-3392-MCHC FAX


270-780-9419-SC FAX


Dr. Mary Bennett






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 Last Modified 5/13/19