During military veterans’ transcript reviews, military service records and credits-by-exam will be considered when determining the quantity and quality of applicable competencies in concert with federal, state and local laws, affiliate accrediting body standards, and respective state boards of nursing rules and regulations, such that the maximum competency units (per WGU’s transfer policy) may be granted to pre-licensure nursing students. Credit will be limited to didactic course work and will not be extended to credit for clinical experiences.
The following information is provided to assist military veterans with healthcare experience in obtaining advance placement into the Pre-licensure Bachelor of Science Nursing program.
To be considered for advanced placement, a request for advanced placement related to military healthcare experience must be completed within two years following discharge as evidenced by Form DD-214. Program prerequisites must be completed and ATI TEAS Exam must be passed. An individual appointment with the Program Director or designee is required.
Veterans with military healthcare experience and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Veterans with military healthcare experience and not licensed (not an LVN)
When all criteria have been met, the student will be eligible progress into the program.