Utah Nursing Degree Programs

Utah has been facing acute nursing shortage, which has risen to 3rd largest in US. These shortages has prompted the state to encourage current nurses to pursue their Ph.D. to become nursing educator and faculty to train new entrants to nursing field and ease the shortage facing by the state. These reasons has also prompted to promote education on nursing specialties such as gerontology, health policy and disease prevention, oncology, nursing administration, nursing research, nursing management, informatics system and so on. Technical schools and community colleges specialize in providing certification and diplomas, whereas nursing schools and universities provides comprehensive nursing programs.

The major nursing colleges offering various degrees such as BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, Nursing specialties, doctoral and PH.D are spread to different locations all over Utah, which includes, The Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, the University of Utah, Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah Valley State College in Orem. There are also numerous online and campus based community colleges and tech-institutes offering different degrees.

Utah Nursing Degree Programs (Campus based and Online)

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Nursing Program
  • RN to BSN/MSN
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master’s Certificate
  • PhD
  • Adult Nursing Program
  • Family Nursing Program
  • Gerontological NP
  • Health Care Administration,
  • Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA)
  • Nurse Educator
  • Pediatric Nursing Program
  • Masters degree
  • PhD in Nursing
  • DNP Program
  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP).
  • Baccalaureate Program
  • Accelerated Baccalaureate
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Nurse Educator Teaching Nursing
  • Nursing Informatics Program
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • BS to DNP Program

A nursing student has wide opportunities to advance their career through different nursing degrees in Utah. Job opportunities are also abundant for common and specialized nurse educators.