Applications for Nursing Programs
Info To Consider
Associate in Science - Nursing with BSN Option
The Associate in Science in Nursing w/BSN Completion (ASN) is a student-centered
engaged learning experience where faculty facilitates learning nursing care through
simulation and patient care. The ASN program prepares the graduate to function individually
as a member of the healthcare team in structured healthcare settings in which clients
have common health problems.
The ASN program is for students who want to become a nurse. After completing 4 semesters
of the ASN program, students would be eligible to graduate with an ASN and apply to
take the NCLEX-RN exam. Graduates of the ASN program would be eligible to remain in
the program, and seamlessly transition to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
portion of the program.
Prerequisite courses must be completed before applying to the program. Acceptance
into the ASN program is by a competitive, point-based application process. For more information
Bachelor of Science Degree - Nursing
ALL BSN Classes are available online!
A bachelor of science in nursing degree prepares students to practice across all types
of health care settings. A BSN provides the greatest opportunity for advancement in
the nursing field. A BSN is also required for entry into most graduate nursing programs
including nurse practitioner, certified nurse anesthetist, nursing educator or nurse
Students interested in the BSN would first need to complete the ASN program. Graduates
of the ASN program would be eligible to remain in the program, and seamlessly transition
to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) portion of the program. The BSN at UVU
is a completion program and students who are not entering directly from the UVU ASN
program must be licensed RNs prior to admission.
Licensed RN’s who would like to attend UVU to receive their BSN can apply to the RN-BSN
program. This program is offered online and student can attend full or part-time.
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Master of Science Degree - Nursing
The Master of Science in Nursing program at Utah Valley University prepares post-baccalaureate nursing students for
advanced practice roles as nurse educators in academic settings and/or as clinical
nurse educators in healthcare institutions. Content focuses on theoretical foundations
of nursing education and leadership; tests and measurements of outcomes; curriculum
development, implementation and evaluation; and academic and clinical teaching. Courses
provide skills and strategies needed for facilitation of learning in a variety of
Upon completion of the MSN program, the student should be able to:
- Function as a leader in the professional healthcare team.
- Function as a change agent at the point of care and within the healthcare system.
- Develop and implement programs to achieve educational outcomes based on learners'
- Evaluate evidence and utilize valid evidence to:
- Understand reliability and validity of research and publications, and
- Be discriminating and discerning regarding the quality of literature and research.
- Gather, evaluate, and utilize evidence for the improvement of patient outcomes.
- Facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of health policy and healthcare
- Create a product that advances the science of nursing at the point of care in healthcare
delivery, nursing education, or safety and quality practices.