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The purpose of the Practical Nurse Program in Utah at the Davis Applied Technology College is to prepare the graduate to function at the first level of nursing in a multitude of health care settings. Classroom theory is provided concurrently with a variety of clinical practice situations. Graduates will also be prepared to move directly into the next educational level of nursing school, the Associate Degree.
The Practical Nurse program in Utah is accredited through the ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Information regarding accreditation can be obtained at:
ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Have questions? Contact the Pre-Admissions Advisor at 801-593-2341 or NursingAdvisor@datc.edu to find out more about getting started in the DATC's Practical Nurse program.
The length of this program has been changed from 930 to 900 hours for cohorts beginning on or after July 1, 2015. Please see the Practical Nurse FAQ’s for additional information about related changes to program course requirements.
- Program Length
- 900 hours (10 months)
- Davis Applied Technology College - Main Campus
- Application Schedule
Application Schedule: Practical Nurse
*This date will be finalized when the application cycle opens.
** High school students may choose to have a schedule that coincides with the morning bell schedule at their high school. To request early arrival, high school students may visit the Student Services Office.
- Estimated Cost
- Refer to Gainful Employment Disclosures
DATC Certificate of Program Completion
- Utah Division of Professional Licensing (DOPL)
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Placement Rates
- Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
- Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
- Review the program Admissions Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions
- Complete and submit the Practical Nurse Program Application during the following application dates:
- March 18, 2015 - June 24, 2015 (to begin October 2015)
- If you are accepted into the Practical Nurse program, complete the DATC Admissions process:
- Review post-admission requirements and bring an official transcript to the DATC Nursing Office of classes completed.