Why choose Nursing at WSU?



What degrees/certificates are available?

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) for Registered Nurses

Associate of Science (AS/AAS) - RN


What courses are offered through online/distance learning?

The nursing program offers the above degrees throughout the state of Utah. For more information, call WSU’s nursing outreach office at 801-626-6753 or click here.


What are the employment opportunities?

Nurses have a wide variety of employment opportunities: acute care, community, home health, clinics, business and industry, education, long-term care, physician’s offices and more.

Starting Salaries
Starting salaries vary depending on the region, workplace and skill level. Incentives for working extra hours can influence wages significantly.

For information on salaries for new RN graduates, go to the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statisitics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.

For more information, go to Career Services.

  • The WSU Nursing Program is fully accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • WSU students participate in a wide variety of clinical practice environments, including acute care settings, health screening clinics, acute and chronic psychiatric facilities, homecare, and hospice.
  • The WSU nursing program offers numerous scholarships to matriculated nursing students.

What will I learn in the program?

The nursing curriculum provides a solid foundation for theoretical and clinical practice. You will work directly with patients of all ages in a variety of clinical settings. Each level of nursing becomes more complex and fosters increased independence in the clinical setting.

Where can I find out more about the programs?

Dr. Ezekiel Dumke College of Health Professions
Weber State University
3875 Stadium Way Dept 3907
OdgenUT 84408-3907
phone 1-800-350-7042

Is there an application deadline?

Application deadlines for fall semester on-campus programs are as follows:

February 1  Associate of Science (AS) RN
March 1  Priority Application deadline for Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
March 10  RN to BSN 
March 20  PN to RN (RN Completion)

Application deadlines for spring semester on-campus programs are as follows:

September 1  Associate of Science (AS) RN
September 15  PN to RN (RN Completion)
October 10  RN to BSN

Deadlines for off-campus sites vary.