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Nursing Program:

Start Your Nursing Career Quickly and Confidently in Just 20 Months

As a recognized leader in nursing education in Utah, our nursing graduates are skillful, sought-after, and ready to succeed on day one. Find out how Ameritech College of Healthcare can help you start your nursing career with confidence in just 20 months.

Next Start Date: April 29th, 2019

Why Ameritech?

Ameritech College of Healthcare prepares graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become competent professionals in their chosen field of study.

Become a Nurse Faster

Our accelerated nursing program is designed to get you enrolled, trained, and into a nursing career as quickly as possible—helping you graduate in as few as 20 months.

High NCLEX Pass Rate

With one of the highest NCLEX pass rates in Utah, our scores are consistently above state and national levels. Over 90% of Ameritech students pass their exam the first time.

Utah’s Nursing Leader

As one of the largest registered nursing colleges in Utah, we’re home to the highest-ranking associate degree program in the state. We’re also ranked in the top 15% of nursing schools nationwide—with the reputation and expertise to ensure that you succeed.

No Prerequisites. No Wait List.

With no wait list or prerequisites, you can enroll and start your RN program sooner—and quickly be on your way to starting a successful nursing career.

Employers Love Ameritech Grads

Ameritech has an exceptional reputation within Utah’s healthcare community, with employers giving us a 100% satisfaction rating.

Job Placement

Ameritech grads are in demand and get hired—with a 93% job placement rate for nursing graduates. Many students get hired directly on from their externships, and we also offer robust career services to help our students transition to working professionals.

High Student Satisfaction

At Ameritech, we love our students and they love us back—with our nursing students giving us a 93% satisfaction rating.

Fully Accredited

Our Nursing Program has been granted full accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), meaning you’ll earn a degree that matters.

The other accelerated programs in Utah don’t have a good reputation. You spend $50k and don’t pass the NCLEX.

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Why Become a Nurse?

Earn a Great Living

Becoming a registered nurse is a solid career path with lots of job prospects, room for growth, and a reliable salary. The median annual wage for a registered nurse is $70,000 a year with top earners bringing home more than $104,100 a year.
* Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Strong Job Outlook

The nursing field is projected to grow by 15% over the next 10 years vs. just 7% for other occupations—and demand is expected to increase even more due to the aging baby boomer population. In fact, an estimated 438,100 registered nurses will be hired nationwide between 2016-2026.*
* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses

Make a Career Helping Others

As a nurse, you’ll make a living helping others and serve as a valuable member of a patient’s medical care team. You’ll make a difference and help save lives, while enjoying a satisfying and rewarding career for years to come.

Next Start Date: April 29th, 2019

Our nursing program offers three enrollment periods annually, with the next start date being April 29th. Given high-demand for the program, we recommend that you apply as early as possible.

Everyone said, as far as accelerated programs go, Ameritech is the best.

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Learn from Utah’s Healthcare Leaders

Ameritech is one of Utah’s largest and highest rated nursing colleges, helping thousands of students graduate and find employment as registered nurses. From our hands-on training to our state-of-the-art nursing facilities, we are here to make sure that you enter the workforce confidently, competently, and ready to succeed on day one.

Small Class Sizes

We keep our class sizes small, so you can build relationships with your teachers and get the personal attention you need to succeed.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Our Draper campus offers nursing students an ideal learning environment with cutting-edge technology, simulated clinical environments with high fidelity human patient simulators, and an ever-evolving, highly relevant curriculum.

Hands-on, Experiential Learning

Utah’s most respected hospitals and healthcare employers know the difference between Ameritech nurses and other job candidates. Our hands-on program delivers the real-world experience you need to be job-ready when you graduate.

Job Placement Assistance

Our dedicated career services team provides students with job placement assistance, giving you an indispensable resource for new employment opportunities.

Our Nursing Program Faculty

Our nursing teachers are highly experienced and specialized working professionals, ready to empower you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the healthcare field.

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David Haskell, MSN/Ed, RN

Interim Program Director

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Karla Huntsman, MSN/Ed, RN

Director of Nursing Education

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Joshua Ray

Interim Clinical Relations Manager

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Katrina K. Little, MSN, RN

Interim Clinical Placement Manager

Our Program At-A-Glance

69 Total Credit Hours

Degree Level

Associate of Science in Nursing (ADN)

Program Length

75 Weeks (5 semesters)


Ameritech’s Draper Campus

Required Clinical Hours


Our accelerated nursing program is designed to get students in, out, and on to work as quickly as possible. Recognized as one of the highest-performing and most rigorous nursing programs in Utah, the curriculum and program delivery prepares graduates to pass the NCLEX-RN and enter the field as competent and confident registered nurses. The program provides students with the opportunity to learn through theory and practical applications how to be professional nurse leaders in caring for clients, families, and communities. Students are prepared for a career in nursing through lecture, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Additionally, the nursing program utilizes a complex human patient simulator to enhance clinical and critical thinking skills.

Ameritech students enjoy a variety of perks during their time at Ameritech. Upon completion of the program, robust career placement services are made available to our graduates by our dedicated career services team.

Fully Accredited

Ameritech College of Healthcare’s Associate of Science in Nursing Program has been granted programmatic accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN, formerly NLNAC) and is institutionally accredited The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). That means you’ll earn a quality education and a degree that matters.

Approved by Utah State Board of Nursing

Our nursing program has been granted approval by the Utah State Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Utah State Board of Nursing, which will qualify graduates of the program for appropriate testing for Utah State Licensure as Registered Nurses.


Semester 1 
Total Semester Credits14
TRM 102 Medical Terminology1
BIO 210 Anatomy & Physiology6
ENG 220 English Composition3
NUR 100 Introduction to Nursing Practice2
MAT 112 Clinical Mathematics2
Semester 2 
Total Semester Credits14
BIO 240 Pathophysiology I3
NUR 112 Essentials of Nursing I5
NUR 131 Pharmacological Principles3
PSY 212 Principles of Human Psychology3
Semester 3 
Total Semester Credits14
NUR 120 Essentials of Nursing II5
NUR 171 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing3
NTR 110 Nutrition2
NUR 141 Pharmacological Principles II2
BIO 250 Pathophysiology II2
Semester 4 
Total Semester Credits15
NUR 193 Care of the Adult Client6
NUR 215 Maternal/Newborn Nursing3
NUR 225 Care of the Pediatric Client3
SOC 212 The Study of Society3
Semester 5 
Total Semester Credits12
NUR 253 Care of the High Acuity Client4
NUR 273 Transition to the Professional Role5
NUR 290 NCLEX Review3

The teachers really do care about you getting through the class. They give you their cell phone number. It’s very personalized.

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Is a nursing career right for you

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Admission Requirements

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