Majors & Programs of Study

Nursing (RN to BSN)

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is recommended for entry into nursing practice. SUU offers a personal education that meets the requirements for a baccalaureate degree and ensures that graduates have the abilities to be successful professional nurses. Faculty in the Department of Nursing provide learning opportunities that engage students in a comprehensive program of classroom and experiential learning that emphasize caring, critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making and communication.


  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Successful graduates practicing in local, regional and national facilities.
  • Excellent classroom and clinical learning opportunities.
  • Faculty who are both nursing teachers and practitioners, remaining current in profession advances and trends.
  • Current NCLEX-RN first time pass rate above 90%.


Registered Nurse (RN) positions in hospitals, clinics, home care, schools, health departments, businesses, etc.


Our students learn in two nursing practice labs, two computer labs and excellent clinical sites throughout southern Utah, including: hospitals, clinics/doctor’s offices, home care, schools, health departments, etc.


  • All students, as a part of their education, join a professional nursing organization.
  • SUU Student Nurse Association (SUUSNA)
  • Utah Student Nurse Association (USNA)
  • National Student Nurse Association (NSNA)


Alumni Spotlight

Name: Cyndi Wallace

Graduated: Class of 2006

Current job: Chief Nursing Officer
Valley View Medical Center

"The beauty of the RN to BSN program is it is one year, then students are able to move on to Master/graduate programs. Though challenging, with the help of the great professors and advisors at SUU, it is definitely doable."

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