University of Alaska Anchorage
UAA School of Nursing 3211 Providence Drive Anchorage, AK 99508-8030 (907) 786-4550

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
Graduates of the AAS Program are prepared to provide direct nursing care to individuals in inpatient settings and structured outpatient settings. The program provides students with a closely related mix of theory and clinical practice. Students gain clinical experience in hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics. The program requires a minimum of two years of full-time study.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Students pursuing the baccalaureate degree in nursing science are provided both the theory and clinical base to enable them to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate health care to meet the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities whose health status varies qualitatively and quantitatively.

Master of Science in Nursing
Graduate studies at the master's level place primary emphasis upon advanced professional nursing practice, theory, research, and health care delivery systems.

University of Alaska Southeast
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Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing degree program in Southeast Alaska is offered through a partnership between the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) School of Nursing (SON), and local community hospitals. Students interested in the AAS, Nursing degree are able to complete their general education requirements and other pre-requisites at UAS through the Certificate in Pre-Nursing Qualifications (p.88), and can then apply to the UAA AAS, Nursing program. Students who are accepted into the UAA AAS, Nursing degree in Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka attend classes at the local UAS campus through video conferencing and e-Learning technologies, and perform clinical rotations at local community hospitals. In the third and fourth semester of the nursing program, students must travel to Anchorage for three weeks at their own expense for additional clinical experience in obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric, and advanced medical/surgical nursing topics.