RN to BS Program and RN to BS with Geriatric Nurse Leadership Specialty (Online)

The RN-BS Program at the University of Utah is for licensed Registered Nurses with an associate degree in nursing who want to complete their BS degree.


  • You choose to complete the program in two, three, or four semesters. See sample Programs of Study.
  • You can start the program any semester – Fall, Spring, or Summer Semesters.
  • RN-BS Geriatric Nursing Leadership is available part-time with a Fall start only


  • You can adapt your program to complete an emphasis in Geriatric Nursing Leadership or to prepare to apply directly to a graduate program (MS, DNP, or PhD).


  • Your coursework is 100% online.
  • You work with a dedicated RN-BS Program Manager and RN-BS Program Director who can assist you in deciding the length of your program (2, 3, or 4 semesters) so that it fits with you life and career plans.
  • You will complete a 32 hour clinical shadowing experience, which can be set up in your place of employment.


  • You will learn from expert faculty as they integrate nursing research, evidence-based practice, and community-engaged learning throughout the program.

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Student Services
Phone: (801) 587-3194

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Welcome From the RN-BS Director

Sherri EvershedSherri Evershed DNP, RN, MSPH

Program Manager
Savannah Manwill
(801) 581-8487



Application for Summer 2017:
Deadline January 15

Application for Fall 2017:
Open March 2017

Application for Spring 2018:
Open August 2017