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Restricted States

Practicum Restrictions by State:   

Walden University College of Nursing does not approve practicum experiences for the following programs in the following states or countries: 

State/Country 

Course-Based Programs 

Tempo-Based Programs 

Alaska 

Post Master’s Certificate – PMHNP 

 

MSN – Nurse Executive 

MSN – Nursing Education 

MSN – Nurse Informatics 

Arizona 

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

District of Columbia (D.C.) 

MSN – PNP 

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

Kentucky 

Post Master’s Certificate NP:  FNP & PNP 

 

Louisiana 

MSN – All NP specializations 

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

Nevada 

MSN – PNP  

Post Master’s Certificate – PNP 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

New York 

MSN – All NP specializations 

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP Specializations 

 

New York:  Residents of NY 

RN-BSN 

RN-MSN Specialty programs 

MSN – Specialty programs 

PMC – Specialty programs 

DNP – Traditional & Executive Leadership Tracks 

RN-BSN 

RN-MSN Specialty programs 

MSN – Specialty programs 

North Carolina 

Post Master’s Certificate – All nursing specializations  

 

 

Ohio 

Post Master’s Certificate – PNP  

 

 

Oklahoma 

MSN – PNP  

Post Master’s Certificate – PNP 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

Oregon 

MSN – All NP specializations  

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

Rhode Island 

All nursing programs 

NOTE:  Students enrolled at Walden in their program prior to Winter 2019 term may be approved for practicum.   

All nursing programs  

Washington 

Post Master’s Certificate – PNP 

DNP – Executive Leadership 

 

U.S. Territories 

MSN – All NP specializations  

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

Foreign Countries 

MSN – All NP specializations  

Post Master’s Certificate – All NP specializations 

DNP – All NP specializations 

 

 

*This list is subject to change.  If you are planning to complete a practicum in a different state than your state of residence at the time of enrollment, please contact the Office of Field Experience to verify if we approve practicum in that state.