College of Health Sciences


Nurses are essential to the health care team. Nurses tend to spend far more time with patients and their families than physicians–one of the many rewards of a nursing career which helps offset the sometimes high stress levels of the job.

Nursing student

Nurse Qualities

  • Intelligence
  • Stamina
  • Compassion
  • Ability to interact without prejudice with a wide range of individuals
  • Quick learner and in some situations, ability to make rapid decisions
  • Lifelong learner
  • Organized, ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Interpersonal communicator
  • Stress management skills

Education and experience will help you develop these characteristics and skills.

Degrees Offered

The Dixie State University Department of Nursing offers the following levels of nursing education:

The Utah Board of Nursing (BON) has approved the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The RN-BSN program does not require approval by the Utah BON as it is post-licensure. Both the ADN and RN-BSN programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326