Mission Statement

As a partner in shaping health care for Alaska, the UAA School of Nursing educates students for current and future roles in local, state, national, and worldwide arenas. The School addresses the diverse and unique health care challenges across the state by sharing expertise in education, service, policy, and political arenas and through innovative research for the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge.

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What will I learn?

BSN Nursing Program Outcomes

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The program provides students with a closely related mix of theory and clinical practice.  Students gain clinical experience in hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.  The program requires a minimum of four years of full-time study.

What classes will I take?

For details and application materials see the UAA School of Nursing webpage.

For advising and additional information, please contact:

Coordinator of Student Affairs
Nursing Programs
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508-8030
Telephone:(907) 786-4550
FAX: (907) 786-4559
Email: nursing@uaa.alaska.edu

Degree Requirements

These credits are taken in the following areas:

General Education Requirements (GER) - Course/Credits

Program Requirements (Course/Credits)

Nursing Courses (Course/Credits)

 Graduates must perform successfully on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to obtain RN licensure.

What can I do with this degree?


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Earning Potential

In Alaska, RNs earn an average hourly wage of $30.41, and have an average annual salary of $63,260.

Job Outlook

In Alaska, there are currently many job opportunities for RNs – approximately 256 openings a year – and this occupation is expected to grow rapidly.


  • monitoring and record keeping of patient status
  • administer treatments and medications
  • supervise certified nurse assistants and aides
  • provide instruction to individuals, families and the public on health issues