Express Pathway

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

Program Benefits

  • No additional RN-BS application
  • University of Utah College of Nursing pays the University of Utah application fee
  • Up to nine months from graduation to start the program
  • Multiple program options:
    • 2 semester (must be licensed as an RN prior to program start)
    • 3 or 4 semesters (must pass NCLEX within two months of the program start

Application Requirements

  • Must be a current second-semester SLCC nursing student
  • Application is open August 1 through November 30 & January 1 through April 30
  • All unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
  • 3.0 Prerequisite GPA
  • 3.3 Nursing GPA

Requirements to Start at the 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
  • Completion of all nine College of Nursing prerequisite courses
    • General Biology
    • Human Anatomy
    • Human Physiology
    • Elementary Chemistry
    • Statistics
    • Nutrition Intervention
    • Human Growth and Development
    • Medical Microbiology (Microbiology)
    • Pathophysiology

Contact Us

Office of Student Services
Phone: 801-587-3194

Questions for an undergraduate advisor?
advising@nurs.utah.edu

Questions about admissions?
admissions@nurs.utah.edu

Request More Information

Program Manager
Kristen Mahoney
801-587-7605
kristen.mahoney@nurs.utah.edu

Apply

Deadlines

Fall Enrollment (Second Semester)
Application Open: August 1st
Application Deadline: November 30th 5:00 PM MT

Spring Enrollment (Second Semester)
Application Open: January 1st
Application Deadline: April 30th 5:00 PM MT