- Completion of all general education requirements before starting the nursing program. Current U of U students can confirm completion of general education requirements via Degree Audit in CIS
- Minimum 3.0 prerequisite cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 for all courses completed at ALL colleges/universities
- Eligibility: Our program is not an Accelerated BS as defined by the AACN where prior Bachelor's degree is required. It is a fast-track program that can be completed in as few as four consecutive semester and mimics other Accelerated BS in Nursing programs
- Before entering the program, you must be a degree-seeking student at the University of Utah in good-standing. Please work with the University of Utah Office of Admissions to complete the process properly
- Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee that an applicant will be admitted to the program.
Completion of all nine nursing prerequisite courses is required before entry into the program. All prerequisite courses must have a grade of C or better with a minimum 3.0 prerequisite cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0. All nine prerequisite courses must be complete the semester prior to starting the program, which means all prerequisites must be in progress at time of application.
- General Biology
- Human Anatomy*
- Human Physiology*
- Elementary Chemistry
- Nutrition Intervention
- Human Growth and Development: Lifespan
- Medical Microbiology
*Human Anatomy and Human Physiology have a seven-year time limit and must be repeated if taken over seven years before the application deadline.
All courses offered at in-state colleges and universities that have been approved are included in the course equivalency chart. If a class you have taken is not on this list or from an out of state institution, you may request a course or transcript evaluation. Course or transcript evaluations are not available 30 days before an application deadline; please plan accordingly. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all prerequisites fulfill course requirements.
Request for Course or Transcript Evaluation
Items you will need to include when submitting your request for transcript review:
- An unofficial transcript any school where you took courses that you want to be evaluated
- Syllabus for each course from when you took the class
- Link to the course description of the classes you are having reviewed
- List of courses you want to have considered