State Authorizations

Approved States

Use the map below to check if our A.B.S.N. - Accelerated Bachelor's in Nursing (authorized only in PA), Associate Degree in Nursing (R.N.) to Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner, Post-graduate/A.P.R.N. Certificate ,Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) and Ph.D. programs are currently authorized in your state.

Please note that prior to beginning and continuing in any of the nursing programs with Wilkes University, you must be located in an authorized state and be licensed in the state where you intend to complete your clinical activities, per that state’s clinical requirements. Your location (which may be your state of residency) and clinical activity do not need to be in the same state, so long as Wilkes is authorized in both states.

The online nursing programs prepare graduates to take the national board certification licensure exam appropriate to their chosen NP concentration. If you are a resident of another state, please see our interactive map of state authorizations to determine whether our program fulfills requirements for licensure in your home state.