The Department of Nursing and Health Professions is devoted to preparing future professionals in select health professions. Faculty work closely with students in developing clinical skills and discipline knowledge. Clinical competencies are enhanced with simulation labs and excellent clinical externships. Academic degrees are available for Nursing (AAS, BSN), Medical Laboratory Technician (AAS), while program certificates are available for Practical Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant. Programs are located at selected sites on a variety of Utah State University campuses. Check out degree opportunities for Nursing and Health Professions below.
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The USU Nursing Program prepares students to provide and improve healthcare in a challenging and diverse practice environment. Science courses, such as anatomy and physiology, provide a foundation on which nurse educators guide student learning to acquire the core knowledge, skills, and attitudes required of modern nurses.
Why do I want to become a nurse?
- Practical Nursing Certificate (PN)
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Utah State University Division of Health Professions offers programs for many of the fastest growing allied health careers. Our goal is to provide excellent training resources for our students so that they are ready upon completion of our programs to enter the workforce as well prepared, confident and professional employees.
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Medical Assistant Certificate (MA)
- Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT)
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)