Bridgerland Applied Technology College
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Practical Nursing
Nursing is an art and a science. The art of nursing is embedded in human caring. The science of nursing requires specialized knowledge, critical thinking abilities, and technical skills. The practical nurse is a valuable and essential member of the health care team contributing to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or other specified health care professional as defined by the Utah State Nurse Practice Act. Practical Nursing education at Bridgerland Applied Technology College is accomplished through continuous, sequential instruction, which progresses from simple to complex concepts and theories. Theory and skills are taught concurrently and utilized immediately, first in a simulated lab setting, then in health care facilities under the supervision of clinical faculty.

Brigham Young University
Nursing Baccalaureate Advisement Center
551 SWKT
Provo UT 84602

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Brigham Young University College of Nursing, fully approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing, and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, offers a baccalaureate program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. All students completing the Bachelor of Science program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) necessary to become a registered nurse. The baccalaureate nursing program prepares general practitioners with the knowledge, skills, leadership abilities, values, and competencies commensurate with roles of professional nursing practice. Nursing education builds on the sciences, humanities, and religious studies to develop the strong theoretical and practical base necessary to understand and meet the health needs of people in various health care settings.

Master of Science in Nursing
The program is approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing, and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The College of Nursing offers a generic Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program that leads to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree. A post-masters FNP certificate program is also available.

Davis Applied Technology College
550 E 300 S
Kaysville, Utah 84037

Practical Nursing
The purpose of the Practical Nurse Program in Utah at the Davis Applied Technology College is to prepare the graduate to function at the first level of nursing in a multitude of health care settings. Classroom theory is provided concurrently with a variety of clinical practice situations. Graduates will also be prepared to move directly into the next educational level of nursing school, the Associate Degree. The Practical Nurse program in Utah is accredited through the ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.

Dixie State University
225 S. 700 E
St George, UT 84770
(435) 652-7500

Associate Degree in Nursing
The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares students to assume the role of registered nurse. Graduates of this program will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible for registered nurse licensure upon successful completion of the NCLEX-RN® licensure examination.

The RN-to-Baccalaureate Degree Nursing program is designed to provide registered nurses with further education necessary for progression in their careers, entrance into management positions, and admission into graduate nursing programs leading to advanced practice nursing, nursing education, and nursing administration. Graduates will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

Salt Lake Community College
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Associate Degree in Nursing
The Salt Lake Community College Nursing Program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing, which enables graduates to apply for and take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) which is needed to become a Registered Nurse (RN).

Also offered is the Advanced Placement Program for License Practical/Vocational Nurses (LPN/LVN) returning for an AAS degree.

Snow College
150 College Avenue
Ephraim, UT 84627

Practical Nursing
The Practical Nursing program offers the students a Certificate of Completion in Practical Nursing and eligibility to take the State Board Examination leading to licensing as a Practical Nurse in Utah. Classes will be held at Snow College Richfield with clinical laboratories in designated facilities. Practical nurses are prepared to work under the supervision of the registered nurse or licensed physician in a variety of health care delivery systems. The Snow College Practical Nursing program is designated to qualify as the first year of an RN program.

The University of Utah
College of Nursing
10 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
(801) 581-3414

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The College of Nursing offers a Bachelor Degree of Sciences (BS) in Nursing with a curriculum intended to prepare graduates for entry into professional nursing practice as a Registered Nurse (RN). This accredited degree program offers both academic and clinical nursing courses that provide the basis for professional practice in healthcare delivery across a variety of community and hospital settings. BS graduates are eligible to sit for the RN licensure exam.

Accelerated BSN
The College of Nursing offers a 16 month Accelerated Nursing Program for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in another field from an accredited institution and have completed all of the nursing program prerequisites. This program begins each summer semester and runs for four consecutive semesters. In most cases, students in the accelerated baccalaureate program do not have to complete general education requirements; however, applicants should consult the University of Utah Transfer Office to verify that they have met all degree requirements. The curriculum in the nursing program provides learning experiences in health promotion, acute care and community health nursing, health care disparities, global health nursing, health policy and issues associated with special populations. Students receive supervised clinical learning experiences with clients in a variety of settings for approximately 12–24 hours per week. Exposure to nursing research, community-engaged learning and leadership experiences are integrated throughout the program.

RN-BSN Online
The online RN-BS program at the University of Utah is designed for licensed Registered Nurses who are working professionals desiring career mobility, professional development and bachelor-level nursing competencies. The RN-BS program can be completed in 16 months and is offered in a fully online format. This program begins each SUMMER semester and runs for four consecutive semesters. The program is part-time consisting of two to three courses each semester.

Doctor of Nursing Practice
For BS-prepared RNs with career goals of becoming a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife, the College of Nursing offers an eight (8)-semester DNP program. The DNP program has five specialty tracks that qualify graduates for certification including the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) degree, the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty and the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) specialty.

PhD Nursing
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing program prepares graduates for research careers. After establishing a research trajectory in the program, graduates will be prepared to make lifelong contributions to theory, practice, policy, leadership and education. The goals are to prepare graduates for careers in research and teaching in higher education. The distance PhD nursing program admits students who have earned a bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing (BSN, BS) or a master's degree in nursing or related disciplines. The traditional BS-PhD and MS-PhD tracks share a common program of study with the exception of nine (9) additional MS cognate credits required for BS-PhD students. Occasionally the PhD program also admits cohorts of BS- and MS-PhD students with a specialty focus (such as gerontology or oncology).

Utah State University - College of Eastern Utah
451 East 400 North
Price, Utah 84501

Associate Degree in Nursing
At USU Eastern, nursing theory is correlated with knowledge from the biological, physical, and the behavioral sciences.NANDA domains and nursing diagnoses are used to plan and implement nursing care utilizing the nursing process. Qualified nurse educators guide students in theory, laboratory practice, and clinical experiences utilizing acute care hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, home and other health related environments. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and is approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing.

Practical Nursing
Students have two options in nursing education. Students can attend one year of classes to obtain a Certificate of Completion in Practical Nursing for LPN licensure, and enter the job market; or if they are interested and qualified, can obtain an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing for RN licensure. Currently licensed LPN's who choose to continue their nursing education can also apply for entrance into the associate degree program. Enrollment is limited and competitive.

Weber State University
3848 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, Utah 84408
(801) 626-6000

Associate Degree in Nursing
WSU's Associate Degree Nursing program is designed to prepare you for entry-level clinical practice as a registered nurse. Students who successfully complete the first year of the Associate Degree Nursing program are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam (NCLEX-PN), to be licensed as a Practical Nurse. Graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing program are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam (NCLEX-RN), to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.

WSU’s PN to RN program offers working practical nurses, or those eligible to be licensed, an opportunity to advance your skill base while advancing their careers and earning potential in the health-care system.

WSU's Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (RN to BSN) allows working registered nurses to capitalize on prior education and experience when moving into the professional nurse realm. Courses strengthen critical thinking skills, increase knowledge of complex therapeutic concepts, present best practice management principles, and promote utilization of research to guide patient care.

Westminster College
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Westminster College School of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to prepare you to meet the challenges of one of the most rigorous and rewarding professions you can possibly have. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to your success and will provide the academic support to help you achieve your professional goals.

The RN to BS at Westminster offers the best of both worlds: the convenience of online learning and the rich rewards of face-to face interaction with faculty and peers. An easy access multi-media learning environment allows you will learn when and where it’s convenient for you. One-on-one faculty mentoring and in-person peer collaboration gives you a richer learning experience you won’t find anywhere else. Ultimately, you will master the skills that health care employers want making you promotable and ready to lead.

Master of Science in Nursing
Westminster College's School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers high quality graduate programs that expand nursing careers and professional opportunites. Westminster offers three master's level programs for baccalaureate prepared nurses, as well as a Master of Public Health:
•MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Program
•MSNEd Master of Science in Nursing Education
•MSNA Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia
•MPH Public Health Program
Whether you have recently attended school or have been a working professional for several years, our small classes and access to expert faculty will help you find success that only a small college can deliver.