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Become a registered nurse in less than two years with Ameritech College of Healthcare’s accelerated registered nurse program.
About our registered nursing education program

Our associate’s degree in nursing program provides students with the opportunity to learn how to be professional nursing leaders in their communities through theory and practical applications. Recognized as one of the most rigorous and highest-ranking nursing programs in Utah, we prepare our students to excel in the nursing field through industry-leading lecture, laboratory practice, and clinical experiences. Our nursing program uses complex human patient simulators to enhance clinical and critical thinking skills.

88.9% NCLEX
pass rate

92% job

86% student

100% employer

We’re ranked in the top 2% of U.S. nursing schools and #1 in Utah

Ameritech nursing program is ranked #25 in the country out of over 1,900 vocational, career and community college nursing schools based on

  • the institution’s academic prestige and perceived value
  • the breadth and depth of nursing programs offered
  • student success, particularly on the NCLEX national licensure exam

Why Ameritech


A leader in nursing

Ameritech is known for nursing. We are home to the highest-ranking ADN program in Utah.


Finish fast

Our accelerated nursing program is built to get students enrolled, trained, and into their nursing careers as quickly as possible — you can graduate in as few as 20 months.



Ameritech College of Healthcare’s Nursing Program has been granted accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Program at a glance

Degree: Associate of Science (ADN)
Total Credit Hours: 69
Program Length: 75 weeks (5 semesters)
Location: Draper campus
Required Clinical Hours: 435

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 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.

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


Semester 1 
Total Semester Credits14
TRM 102 Medical Terminology1
BIO 210 Anatomy & Physiology6
ENG 120 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 213 Maternal/Child Nursing6
SOC 212 The Study of Sociology3
Semester 5 
Total Semester Credits12
NUR 253 Care of the High Acuity Client4
NUR 273 Transition to the Professional Role5
NUR 290 NCLEX Review3

“If you want knowledgable teachers, who are going to help you become confident in your ability to care for people and be confident in yourself as a registered nurse, if you want great staff, if you want great class sizes; then you will come to Ameritech College.”

DanienNursing Graduate


No wait list

We do not put qualified applicants on a wait list. Why wait years to enroll in other nursing programs? Get in, get out, and get on with your career with our accelerated nursing program.


Financial Aid

We understand paying for college is a primary concern for most of our students. We believe college should be accessible and affordable to everyone. That is why we offer a variety of financial aid options for those who qualify.


Next Start Date

Our nursing program offers three enrollment periods annually. Our next start date is September 5. Given the high demand for the program, we highly recommend you apply as early as possible.

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