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Bridge Your Education

The Express Pathway is a bridge program allowing for Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) second-semester or third-semester nursing students to seamlessly enter the University of Utah College of Nursing Online RN to BS track upon completion of their SLCC program.

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Program Benefits

  • No additional RN-BS application
    • Updates to your Express Pathway application will be required near the end of the SLCC Nursing program
  • Up to nine months from graduation to starting the program
  • 3 or 4 semesters (must pass NCLEX within two months of the program start

Application Requirements

  • Must be a current second-semester or third-semester SLCC nursing student
  • Application is open September 2 through November 30 & February 2 through April 30
  • All unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities
  • 3.0 Prerequisite GPA
  • 3.3 Nursing GPA

Requirements to Start at the U of U

  • Completed Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing from SLCC
  • Completion of all University of Utah general education requirements
    • Many SLCC students transfer with Associate of Science (AS) in Health Sciences to complete the necessary GE requirements
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities
  • Completion of all eight College of Nursing prerequisite courses. Be aware that we only accept the most recent grade obtained.
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Elementary Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Medical Microbiology (Microbiology)
  • Pathophysiology
  • Nutrition Intervention (embedded in the SLCC Nursing Program)

Contact Us

RN-BS Program Manager
Kristen Mahoney
(801) 587-7605

Office of Student Services
Phone: (801) 587-3194

Questions about admissions?

Application Deadlines

Fall Enrollment (Second Semester)
Opens: September 2
Closes: November 30, 5:00PM MT

Spring Enrollment (Second Semester)
Opens: February 2
Closes: April 30, 5:00PM MT