College of Nursing
The College of Nursing at Brigham Young University, established in 1952, is accredited by the Utah State Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The mission of the College of Nursing is to develop professional nurses who promote health, care for the suffering, engage in the scholarship of the discipline, invite the Spirit into health and healing, and lead with faith and integrity.
The College of Nursing has a Baccalaureate and Masters Nursing Program. Baccalaureate graduates are prepared to function in generalist roles in hospital and community settings. They also have excellent preparation for entrance into graduate programs. Graduates of the MS program are prepared as a family nurse practitioner.
The college faculty are committed to creating a stimulating learning environment based on Christian principles. They maintain a broad range of research and clinical interests.
Student resources include a fully equipped learning resource center with audiovisual and computer learning aids, a research center, and a state-of-the-art clinical simulation laboratory. Clinical practice opportunities exist in a variety of urban and rural hospital, school, home, and community settings along the Wasatch Front. Students may also gain extended experiences with specialized national and international health programs.
Dean: Jane H Lassetter
Associate Dean: Julie Lyn Valentine
Assistant Dean: Kathy Whitenight
Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Information about additional sources of funding for study are available in the College of Nursing Undergraduate Advisement Center and through the Graduate Program secretary respectively. Research assistantships and teaching assistantships are also available.