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Practical to Registered Nursing Program (PN to RN)

Intended for licensed practical nurses, along with those eligible to become licensed, our Practical to Registered Nursing Program allows you to earn an Associate of Applied Science (68 credit hours) or Associate of Science (86 credit hours) and prepare for entry-level, clinical practice as a registered nurse.

Why Choose our PN to RN Program?

You can enhance your skill base while advancing your career and earning potential in the health care system.

After graduation, you will be eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing licensure exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a licensed registerd nurse.

Requirements

This entry option is open to licensed practical nurses or those who are NCLEX-eligible as a practical nurse in the state of Utah.

Entering students enroll for the second year of the nursing program, and graduates take the NCLEX-RN at completion of this curricular year.
 

Costs

Estimated program costs: $800

Tuition: Visit weber.edu/costs for current tuition and fees

Students are responsible for costs incurred when enrolled in courses necessitating travel to community agencies.

Licensure & Certification Requirements

First-Year Associate’s Degree

First-year associate’s degree nursing students are entitled to complete licensed practical nurse (LPN) boards at the end of their first year. In order to be licensed as an LPN in Utah, applicants must be in conformity with the Utah Nurse Practice Act. The Utah Nurse Practice Act and licensing forms are available on the Internet at dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nursing.html. Applicants who have been convicted of a felony or treated for mental illness or substance abuse should discuss their eligibility status with the Utah State Board of Nursing. The Utah State Board of Nursing makes final decisions on issue of license. Utah State Board of Nursing phone numbers are 801-530-6789, 801-530-6597 or 801-530-6736.

Second-Year Associate’s Degree

In order to be licensed as a registered nurse (RN) in the State of Utah, applicants must be in conformity with the Utah Nurse Practice Act. The Utah Nurse Practice Act and licensing forms are available on the Internet at www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nursing.html. Applicants who have been convicted of a felony or treated for mental illness or substance abuse should discuss their eligibility status with the Utah State Board of Nursing. The Utah State Board of Nursing makes final decisions on issue of license. Utah State Board of Nursing phone numbers are 801-530-6789, 801-530-6597 or 801-530-6736.