Associate of Applied Science Degree
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 application to the nursing department (refer to the nursing website for application period dates).
- 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.
- B- grade or better is required in all pre-requisite and NURS major courses