Registered Nurse (BSN Pre-licensure)

Nursing students performing an experiment in lab.

Offered in Logan

This four-year baccalaureate of science in nursing degree program with four semesters of pre-requisite coursework and four semesters of nursing courses teaches students how to manage the care of patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Students learn to become outstanding nurses as they care for patients under the supervision of nursing faculty, educate patients, families and communities, administer medications and treatments, and promote health and wellness.

Curriculum and Career Options

Students enrolled in the BSN program have a curriculum of study that includes pre-nursing courses in anatomy and physiology, microbiology, pathophysiology, nutrition, and human development. Once admitted into the BSN program, students develop close ties with others in their cohort as they study health assessment, nursing management of care, pharmacology, population health, family nursing, evidence-based healthcare, healthcare informatics, leadership and management, professionalism, ethics, and care competencies and skills. See full course details for the bachelor’s of nursing in the university catalog.
Graduates are prepared to take the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure. Upon passing the licensure exam, graduates qualify for positions as entry-level BSN-prepared registered nurses.

Our entry-level BSN-prepared registered nurses go on to work in

  • Hospitals
  • Critical Care Units
  • Community Health Programs
  • Schools
  • Home Healthcare Services
  • Hospice Care
  • Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Speciality Areas (Pediatrics, Oncology, Labor and Delivery)
  • Quality Improvement
  • Case Management


ACEN Accreditation SealThe baccalaureate nursing program at Utah State University at the Logan campus located in Logan, Utah, is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.


Heather Thomas

Heather Thomas

Acdemic Advisor

Nursing - Logan

Phone: 435-797-9684
Office Location: HPER 114B
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