Mississippi University for Women’s ASN and BSN programs leading to licensure, satisfies the requirements set forth by the governing body in the State of Mississippi. Completion of the either the ASN or BSN prelicensure programs qualify graduates to take the NCLEX-RN ® which is the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Examination. Passage of the national exam is required for licensure to practice in the United States. Interested individuals should note that requirements for nursing licensure vary from state to state. Contact the specific state board of nursing to clarify requirements or visits the National Council of State Boards of Nursing contact page at https://www.ncsbn.org/14730.htm

For additional information regarding licensure, contact Dr. Mary Helen Ruffin (ASN Department Chair) at (662) 329-7311 or Dr. Maria Scott (BSN Department Chair) at (662) 329-7301.