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Dale Maughan


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide quality nursing education, helping students to cultivate requisite knowledge, sound clinical judgment, and a foundation for lifelong learning, as they progress toward becoming competent, caring nurses in a complex and changing health care environment.


  1. We are committed to the learning and success of our students. Student success is a measure of our success as nurse educators.
  2. We believe that caring nurses promote the health of body, mind, and spirit in individuals, families and communities.
  3. We are committed to serving our local, state and global communities. We promote and maintain positive relationships with our community partners. We promote health by educating nurses committed to work and service in their community.
  4. We are dedicated to student-centered teaching. We value evidence-based teaching strategies and active, collaborative, experiential learning. Teaching and learning are a partnership in which students are ultimately responsible for their learning, and accountable for their nursing practice.
  5. We encourage the pursuit of excellence through life-long learning. We expect our graduates to utilize sound clinical judgment and evidence-based nursing actions.
  6. We believe honor and integrity are essential to learning and for nursing practice, and we promote professional standards of practice and behavior.
  7. We value collegial collaboration as well as the rights and responsibilities of academic freedom. We encourage thoughtful and civil discourse, recognizing that free exchange of informed ideas enhances individual and community decision-making.
  8. We appreciate the diversity and the interconnectedness in our faculty, students, and in the communities in which we practice. We celebrate diversity within our community.


  • Department Chair: Dale Maughan
  • Office: HP 203x
  • Telephone: 801-863-7411
  • Email:

Administrative Support:

  • Lynn Wing
  • Office: HP 203
  • Telephone: 801-863-8211
  • Email:
  • Mail Stop: 172
  • Diane Evans
  • Office: HP 203
  • Telephone: 801-863-8199
  • Email:

Pre-Nursing Advisors:

Students interested in applying to the nursing program please contact the Pre-Nursing advisors.

Nursing Advisor:

The Nursing Advisor assists individuals interested in UVU’s RN-BSN and MSN programs who already have an ASN degree and an RN license.  The Nursing Advisor also assists students in UVU’s ASN program and those interested in the LPN Bridge program.

  • Kathy Hafen
  • Office: HP 203a
  • Telephone: 801-863-6317
  • Email:

Program Coordinators:

  • Graduate: Marianne Craven
  • Office: HP 203s
  • Telephone: 801-863-8052
  • Email:



The Associate (ASN), Baccalaureate (BSN completion), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) education program  programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The ACEN can be reached at:

  • Mailing Address:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Nursing Programs

Undergraduate nursing education includes an Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) with Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) completion program. Students seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse must apply for entry into the ASN program. Students accepted to the ASN program will matriculate into the BSN completion program, without the need for reapplication, upon successful completion of the ASN. In order to remain in the BSN completion program, students must obtain RN licensure and graduate with the ASN per department policy. Students seeking initial licensure in nursing should contact a pre-nursing advisor for additional program information and application processes. Licensed nurses should contact the Department of Nursing advisor for information regarding the BSN completion and Master of Science in Nursing programs.

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 BSN completion program prepares graduates to design, coordinate and manage healthcare, to assume leadership roles, to enter graduate education in nursing, and to develop leadership and management skills. The Master of Science in Nursing program prepares graduates as educators in both academic and clinical areas.

Information to consider, regarding the demands and performance requirements of nursing as a career, is available on our website at

Admission Requirements

Admission to a nursing program is required in order to enroll in any nursing course. Admission to any of the nursing programs is by competitive application and is contingent upon satisfactory results of both a federal criminal background check and a drug screen. The Department of Nursing has sole discretion to deny acceptance based upon the information contained in either of these two reports. For students where English is a second language, admission is also contingent upon current TOEFL scores, which must be at or above the required minimum levels set by the Department of Nursing.

Please contact the appropriate advisors for information and current admission requirements. Also see our website at


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