College of Nursing
College of Nursing
USU’s College of Nursing offers a suite of programs designed to forward the education and careers of its students. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs to help working nurses turn their RN into a BSN or their BSN into one of our three MSN programs. We also continue to serve our students by offering graduate and post-graduate certificate programs designed to elevate the expertise of our students in specialized fields. For every program, our team of highly-skilled nursing educators deliver rigorous, relevant academics with a focus on utilization in a practice environment.
All of the nursing programs at USU require an RN license, except the Graduate Certificate in Telehealth, which is open to any student with a bachelor’s degree or higher.
California Board of Registered Nursing
The Family Nurse Practitioner Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing located at: 1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95834-1924, 916-322-3350 or 916-322-1700 (TDD)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
The baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) and the master’s degree in nursing (MSN) at United States is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791 (www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation)
RN to BSN
US University’s RN to BSN program offers flexible scheduling designed to help nurses achieve a degree as quickly as possible while maintaining their busy work schedules.
Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
US University’s MSN/FNP program is designed for nurses who hold a bachelor’s degree and seek the continuing education required for obtaining a license to practice in conjunction with a physician.
Master of Science in Nursing/Nursing Leadership for Health Systems Management Innovation
The Masters of Science in Nursing Leadership for Health Systems Management Innovations is designed to build a foundation for the nurse leader/administrator/entrepreneur to meet the evolving needs of the emerging health care delivery models.
Master of Science in Nursing/Online Education and Education Technology
The Masters of Science in Nursing – Online Education and Education Technology program is designed for nurses who want to learn how to design curriculum and courses using the latest technology to teach in hybrid or completely online nursing programs.
Graduate Certificate in Telehealth
The online Graduate Certificate in Telehealth brings medical and telehealth professionals up to speed with the telehealth industry’s cutting-edge advancements in technology and the responsibilities that come with their use.
Post-Master’s Emergency Nurse Practitioner
This online graduate certificate is designed for the nurse practitioner (FNP, PNP, Adult-Geriatric NP) working or wishing to work in an urgent care or emergency department setting.
Online Education and Education Technology
The certificate in Online Education and Education Technology is available to any nurse with a Master’s Degree or higher in Nursing who wants to expand their skills in nursing education.