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Nursing Programs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 15% through 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.  Registered nurses, and advanced practice nurses are currently and will continue to be in demand in a variety of health care settings.

USU offers in-demand degree programs that will help nurses enhance their knowledge – and capitalize on opportunities. Students can learn at their own pace through online courses supported by USU’s distinguished nursing faculty.   USU faculty and staff provide support throughout the life of the program and beyond, to ensure each student succeeds in their mission to advance their career.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at United States University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The master’s degree program in nursing at United States University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

 

Health Science Programs

Some of the highest predictors for employment growth are reported to be in the health science fields.  Health science degrees prepares the graduate to assume a variety of roles within clinical and non-clinical settings. The Center for Health Workforce Studies found that, consistent with findings from previous analyses of Bureau of Labor Statistics projections, although the employment growth in all other sectors declined, jobs in healthcare will continue to grow between 2010 and 2020.  Students who earn health science degrees can work in a variety of health care industries and advance their careers by using the essential healthcare knowledge and skills learned such as critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, information literacy and information management.

Since the healthcare industry is experiencing dynamic growth, the need for healthcare managers, educators and specialists have never been more critical. USU offers affordable health sciences degree and certificate programs for students seeking rewarding and successful careers in healthcare. Whether you are a full-time student or a working professional, USU’s flexible schedules, online coursework and responsive faculty will help you achieve your educational and career goals.

 

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Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Gerontology

The Bachelor of Sciences in Health Science with a concentration in Gerontology program is designed for students seeking to work...  Learn More

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Health Education

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with Health Education concentration prepares students for careers as patient educators, health education...  Learn More

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Health Services Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with Health Services Administration concentration is designed for students seeking to expand their...  Learn More

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Healthcare Data Analytics

Health care analysts are key players in healthcare organizations in a rapidly growing industry. Health care electronic records require professionally...  Learn More

Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN To BSN

36 Credits / 135 Clinical Internship Hours / 2 Courses Every 8 Weeks / Completed in 12 Months Delivery Mode: 100% Online...  Learn More

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

50 Credits / 585 Clinical Hours / Completed in 24 Months Delivery Mode: 100% Online-Hybrid The Master of Science in Nursing...  Learn More

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Leadership for Health Systems Management Innovation

38 Credits / 90 Residency Hours / Completed in 24 Months Delivery Mode: 100% Online The Masters of Science in...  Learn More

Master of Science in Nursing – Online Education and Education Technology

40 Credits / 45 Practicum Hours / Completed in 24 Months Delivery Mode: 100% Online The Masters of Science in Nursing...  Learn More

Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics is designed to provide students scientific knowledge on biomedical information and data, its storage,...  Learn More

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership For Health Systems Management Innovation

12 Semester Credits Delivery Mode: Online The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership For Health Systems Management Innovation is available to...  Learn More

Graduate Certificate in Online Education and Education Technology

12 Credits / 4 Courses Total / 1 Course Every Session (8 Weeks) 48 Hours of Optional Practicum Teaching Delivery Mode: 100%...  Learn More

Post-Master’s Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate (Available Mid-2019)

Post-Master’s Online 13-19 Credits / 5 Courses Total / 1 Course Every Session (8 Weeks) Delivery Mode: Online-Hybrid (Courses 100% online,...  Learn More