The Associate of Applied Science Degree builds upon the practical nursing certificate and is designed for students who wish to continue their nursing education and obtain licensure as a registered nurse (RN). A minimum of 15 hours of general education, which shall include courses in composition, math, human relations, and six hours outside the major are required in addition to the major courses for the Associate of Applied Science degree.
In addition to the Practical Nursing Certificate admissions requirements, AAS students must also:
Submit a completed nursing admission application to the nursing department by March 1st.
Submit a copy of current practical nursing license in good standing in the State of Utah, or currently be enrolled in a practical nursing program.
Once admitted, ADN students must pass the NCLEX-PN and submit a copy of current practical nursing license in good standing in the State of Utah no later than one week prior to the first day of Fall semester.
Obtain successful performance on the ATI PN Predictor exam.
Earn a minimum grade of B- in each pre-requisite and PN nursing course.