Registered Nurse (RN) (AS)
The Associate of Science in Nursing program is designed to prepare students 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.
Locations for the RN program are available through WSU-Ogden, Logan (housed on the campus of Utah State University), and Outreach.
*Students who are currently enrolled in or have successfully completed a Practical Nurse (PN) program will be interested in the PN to RN program.
*Students who are currently enrolled in or have successfully completed a Registered Nurse (RN) program will be interested in the RN to BSN program.
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course is required of all accepted RN applicants. A copy of the certificate of achievement or CNA recertification letter must be provided by the first day of the semester applicants were accepted to. For information concerning how to recertify as a CNA, contact the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry at 801-547-9947 or www.utahcna.com.
At this time, WSU does not offer a CNA course. Please contact or visit the following links for information regarding CNA courses taught at surrounding locations:
**Before scheduling an appointment with a Pre-Nursing advisor, please print the 'RN Applicant Checklist' and watch the 'RN Applicant Checklist Advising Video,' as many frequently asked questions will be answered.
RN Applicant Checklist
(Application eligibility requirements, prerequisite/support courses, and other helpful information)
(Applications are available online during the months of October thru January for the Fall deadline, and April thru September for the Spring deadline)
Deadlines to apply for the WSU-Ogden RN program are February 1 for a Fall semester start date, and September 15 for a Spring semester start date.
Deadline to apply for the Logan RN program is February 1 for a Fall semester start date (there is no Spring start available for Logan).
(Continue to check the website for updated information on available programs and dates)