Master’s Nursing Programs in Utah
A master’s in nursing prepares the baccalaureate educated registered nurse for advanced nursing careers by building on prior experience and education. The master’s nursing program is the essential step a registered nurse must take to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner, clinical nurse leader, clinical nurse specialist, nurse anesthetist, nurse educator, nurse executive and for various other positions. A master’s nursing program can take take 18 to 24 months to complete with a full-time course load. Some online programs can take as little as 16 months. Much of this depends on the student, the school and the chosen area of concentration. You can learn more about the schools offering master’s in nursing programs in Utah below.
- Graduate and Undergraduate Degrees and Postgraduate Certificates in Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing for the Registered Nurse
- Ranked #15 in Best Online Master's in Nursing Program by US News, Seton Hall University offers two fully online Nurse Practitioner programs: Adult Gerontology with Acute and Primary Tracks and Psychiatric Mental Health.
Nurse educator concentrations have become more popular in Utah. The state of Utah as well as Intermountain Health Care have donated millions of dollars to the colleges and universities in Utah that offer entry-level nursing programs. This money has helped increase the salaries for nursing faculty and is attracting more Utah nurses into educator roles. This is not to say that advanced practice and other leadership roles have lost any popularity. There is an ongoing battle to correct the nursing shortage in Utah and nursing faculty positions are one of the key areas being addressed.
MSN Online Programs Offered in Utah
Most registered nurses considering a master’s nursing program have had at least two years of work experience and have a pretty clear idea of what their strengths are and where they want to take their career. The list of master’s nursing programs below includes a variety of concentrations, one of which will hopefully help you meet your goals.
Colleges & Universities Based in Utah Offering MSN Programs
Brigham Young University
NLNAC and CCNE accredited M.S. program
Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, MS – Family Nurse Practitioner, post-masters FNP certificate
500 A SWKT,
Provo UT 8460,
University of Utah
CCNE accredited Programs
Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, Master’s Degree in Nursing (Concentrations: Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Nursing Informatics, Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Teaching Nursing, BS – DNP
University Of Utah,
10 S 2000 E,
Salt Lake City UT 84112,
CCNE accredited Programs
Programs Offered: BSN, MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner Program, – Master of Science in Nursing Education, Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia
1840 south 1300 east, Salt Lake City, UT 84105, PH: 801-484-7651