January 2019 Best in the West

February 06, 2019

University of Providence (a four year, liberal arts, Catholic university) was approved to launch a pre-licensure BSN program (both traditional, post-high school and second baccalaureate accelerated options), to begin in January 2019. In addition to the RN-BSN completion program, UP is launching two graduate programs: a Master’s of Science in Nursing with an education focus (January 2019), and a primary care nurse practitioner program (2020). All courses are taught by subject matter experts in their respective disciplines.

Current School of Health Professions programs being offered include:


  • RN-BSN Completion Program
  • Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology
  • BSN Prelicensure Program


  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Science in Infection Prevention & Epidemiology
  • Master of Science, Nursing Education


  • Applied Health Informatics
  • Medical Assistant

Liberal Arts Programs include:

  • Accounting Addictions Counseling
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • English
  • Forensic Science
  • Exercise Science
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Legal and Paralegal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theology and Ministry
  • Theatre and Business Arts

Graduate level

  • Master of Science in Counseling
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Management

Visit the UP website for tuition and fee rates and note the PSJH rates which is a special tuition rate for Providence St. Joseph Health and Partner Organization caregivers, adult benefit recipients and dependents.