School of Nursing and Health Sciences

As a Westminster College nursing and health sciences student, you'll experience a unique learning environment in which every aspect of the program adds great value to your education. Graduates of Westminster's nursing and health science programs are high-quality professionals who are prepared to make a difference in the world, succeeding in nursing—one of the nation's top professions in terms of predicted job growth—or public health—one of the most diverse and dynamic fields.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Westminster undergraduate nursing and health science programs prepare you to begin your career.

Graduate Degree Programs

Westminster's graduate nursing and health science programs will expand your professional opportunities in your career.

Certificate Programs

WCore Liberal Education Program

The unique, liberal arts WCore courses that every Westminster student takes as a part of their studies are extremely valuable to nursing and health science students. WCore classes focus on synthesis, communication, and research, helping you develop the skills crucial for relating to the people and world around you.

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Westminster's nursing and health sciences academic programs combine laboratory learning with rural and urban clinical experiences in leading health care delivery systems, hospitals, clinics, and community settings, giving you multiple opportunities to use the latest technology and equipment in state-of-the-art facilities and explore a wide variety of service-learning experiences. And, you will learn from faculty who maintain an active clinical practice.

Undergraduate students have opportunities to participate in college-wide international experiences as well as a special option to pursue an international nursing student exchange program offered through the McCormick School of Nursing at Payap University in Thailand. There are also international service-learning experiences offered through the Public Health program.

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Westminster's Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nurse Anesthesia program is the only such program in the Intermountain West and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Programs.

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Westminster's Master of Public Health program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Graduates of CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health are equipped with the population health skills to address the world’s most pressing health issues.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Westminster College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, (202)887-6791. 

State-of-the-Art Facilities

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is housed in Westminster's Dolores Dore Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center. This state-of-the-art educational facility includes:

  • A Skills Center with a simulation laboratory that reflects real-world work environments and supports experiential learning for adult, pediatric, mock hospital, and health assessment skills
  • Media-rich classrooms