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About Ameritech College of Healthcare

With an exceptional academic reputation and impressive student outcomes, Ameritech College of Healthcare is proud to have helped thousands of students graduate and launch lasting healthcare careers. By maintaining a firm commitment to the quality and relevancy of our educational programs, we have helped our students achieve success both academically and in their future careers since 1979.

Our Institution’s Mission

To prepare people to serve as competent professionals, to advance their careers, and to pursue lifelong learning.

Our Vision

We aspire to create learning environments which will transform the lives of the people we serve, enabling them to have a greater positive impact on their communities.

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Ameritech maintains both institutional and programmatic accreditation to ensure that our college and programs adhere to the highest standards of academic quality.1

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1The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Ameritech College of Healthcare is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Committed to Student Success Since 1979

While Ameritech has grown substantially over the last 40 years, we have remained true to our original vision. Over the past several decades, thousands of graduates have chosen Ameritech to assist them with their career transition into a variety of healthcare fields.

With a strong academic reputation and impressive student outcomes, we are dedicated to helping our students achieve their goals through accredited educational programs that set the bar for quality, excellence, and relevancy. As a result, our graduates can quickly join the workforce with the skillsets and confidence needed to build lasting careers.

Excellence in Simulation – The Joyce Johnson Center of Simulation

To help our nursing students gain the hands-on skills needed to succeed in the healthcare field, our Draper campus features the Joyce Johnson Center of Simulation—packed with industry-leading medical technology including high-fidelity robotic patient mannequins, life-like synthetic cadavers, and realistic clinical environments.

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Nursing and Healthcare
Education Is All We Do

Ameritech is best known for its nursing programs and has grown to become one of the largest and highest-performing nursing colleges in Utah. Past graduates have come to Ameritech from all across the United States.

After expanding into online education in 2009, Ameritech now offers a flexible, advanced degree options for registered nurses nationwide who wish to complete their Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). In addition to our ASN, BSN, and MSN programs, Ameritech offers an Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

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Message from Ameritech’s President

“Welcome to Ameritech College of Healthcare, an accredited institution known for graduating skilled, sought after, and successful health professionals. Founded in 1979 in Provo, Utah, our mission is to prepare our students to serve as competent healthcare professionals, to advance their careers, and to pursue lifelong learning. In pursuit of our mission, we aspire to create learning environments that will transform the lives of the people we serve, enabling them to have a greater positive impact on their communities.

Today, Ameritech is a thriving institution with a vibrant learning community. Our students and proud alumni are a reflection of our institution. They are assertive, resilient, and eager, willing, and able to pursue the future with enthusiasm. Our stellar faculty comprised of subject-matter experts in their respective fields are committed to achieving our institutional and program learning outcomes for the betterment of the people we serve.

We welcome you to join our community. As an Ameritech student, you should expect to be challenged, enriched, and transformed. We challenge our students because the professions they seek require individuals who are worthy of great trust. We enrich our students through our values of caring and service so that, as graduates, they may go on to enrich their communities. We often reflect on the transformation we see in such a short period of time with our students. Executed at its highest level, education and learning has the unique ability to profoundly transform a student’s life.

Lastly, true to Ameritech at its core, you should expect to move fast, never sacrifice quality, and be a standard-bearer among your peers.

With the Ameritech faculty and staff, I look forward to having you become a part of our rich history of proud Ameritech students and alumni.”

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Sherry Jones, M.T. (ACSP), PMST
President and CEO
Ameritech College of Healthcare

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Explore Our Academic Programs

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, check out our academic programs to find the career path and degree that’s right for you.

Our Core Values

Ameritech College of Healthcare implements its mission, guided by five dynamic and integrated core values that are embedded into the institution, dictate behavior, and are reflected in the College’s work.

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To adhere to the highest standard of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility.


To be a standard bearer by continually measuring and improving outcomes.


To continuously pursue knowledge and have an environment which provides and encourages that opportunity.


To practice empathy and nurture the wellbeing of others.


To act for the betterment of our people and our communities.

Institutional Learning Outcomes

All Ameritech College of Healthcare graduates shall be able to:

  1. Use evidence-based research in practice
  2. Serve diverse communities and stakeholders
  3. Demonstrate life-long learning skills
  4. Perform as competent healthcare professionals
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Board of Trustees

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Dr. James M. Dorris

Chairman of the Board

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Mr. Virgil Opfer

Owner Trustee

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Dr. Tamara Rozhon

Independent Trustee

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Dr. Richard Cowling

Independent Trustee

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Mr. Rex Anderson

Independent Trustee