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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Nursing ScienceNursing
The Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing Science is an outreach program of the University of AlaskaAnchorage(UAA) School of Nursing. UAA and the UAF Community and Technical College work together to administer the program locally. Nursing theory and skills are taught through a combination of distance technologies, face-to-face classroom instruction, and skills laboratory. The program classrooms and learning laboratory are located at Community and Technical College (CTC), 604 Barnette Street. Further training and hands-on experience occurs at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and other clinical sites in the community.

Students pursuing the baccalaureate degree in nursing science are provided both the theory and clinical base to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate health care to meet the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities whose health status varies qualitatively and quantitatively.

The nursing program is approved by the Alaska Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Next Steps

To begin working on pre-requisite courses for the UAA BS-Nursing Science degree, or any baccalaureate nursing degree, students are encouraged to apply for the UAF Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Allied Health Non-Major OR the UAF Certificate in Allied Health: Pre-Nursing Qualifications degree programs.

Click on the Checklist for the BS-NS Pre-Nursing Student, for a list of required course work and information about the UAA BS-NS degree program.

For assistance with registering for pre-requisite courses and reviewing the process for applying to the BS-NS program, please call the UAF/CTC Allied Health Department at 455-2805 to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Nursing Information Sessions

Prospective students who have questions about the Nursing program are encouraged to attend a Nursing Information Session. The dates, times and location of the sessions are specified in the Nursing Information Session section on the left menu. If you have further questions, please contact the following:

Contact Information:

Eileen Weatherby, RN, MS, MBA, CNE
Associate Professor/Campus Coordinator

UAF Community and Technical College
604 Barnette Street, Room 422
Fairbanks, Alaska, 99701
evweatherby@alaska.edu
907-455-2914

Joyce Soetaert
Allied Health Programs Admin Assistant
Email:jasoetaert@alaska.edu
Phone: (907) 455-2805
Room 430, 604 Barnette St.

Stacey Cortez
Allied Health Programs Admin Assistant
Email:sccortez@alaska.edu
Phone: (907) 455-2823
Room 403A, 604 Barnette St.

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Nursing Information Sessions

Place: CTC, 604 Barnette St. Room 420
Time: 4 PM to 5 PM
Dates for 2017:
Jan. 9th
Feb. 6th
Mar. 6th
Apr. 3rd
May 1st

for questions, please call 455-2805.

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