Utah State University-Eastern
College of Science
Department of Biology
Requirements for Admission
Fulfill requirements for admission to USU-Eastern.
Submit a completed nursing admission application to the nursing department by the third Thursday in May.
Have a current practical nursing license in good standing in the State of Utah, or be currently enrolled in a practical nursing program. Once admitted, ADN students must pass the NCLEX-PN prior to entrance into clinical facilities.
Obtain successful performance on the LPN proficiency examination in nursing (ATI PN Predictor).
Have a minimum grade of "B-" in each prerequisite course: ENGL 1010 , FCHD 1500 , PSY 1010 , BIOL 2320 , BIOL 2420 (within 5 years), BIOL 2060 and MATH 1050 or higher.
Have personal characteristics conducive to working and relating effectively with others.
Be able to provide for transportation to clinical sites.
Have mental and physical health, which would permit the applicant to safely and competently practice nursing.
After acceptance: Submit results of a criminal background check (if not continuing from the USU Eastern practical nursing program) and pass a drug screen.