Online lecture, on-campus simulation labs, and off-site clinicals to help you become the best nurse you can be

Our healthcare heroes are working hard to heal and protect our communities and nurses are working at the forefront of that fight. Today, WCUI is adapting our programs to hybrid learning so you can continue your education to become the future fighters for our communities. Start your nursing journey and enroll today! For important updates on our COVID-19 Campus Policies & Procedures please visit

WCUI Nursing Students Studying Course Material Together

Our Nursing Programs

WCUI School of Nursing is owned and operated by medical professionals who give students the education and support they need to shape the future of healthcare. Our programs in Vocational Nursing, Practical Nursing, and RN to BSN are available for you to advance your nursing career. The growing demand for LVNs, LPNs, and BSNs is out there and we want to help you meet it. Learn more about how WCUI can help give you the knowledge to build a nursing career with confidence.

Explore our LVN Program

Explore our LPN Program

Explore our RN to BSN Program


We are growing! WCUI School of Nursing will be transitioning our name to Smith Chason School of Nursing to support the expansion of our nursing programs and fully realize our founders’ dream of providing the best healthcare education to aspiring healthcare workers. This progression of the nursing school to Smith Chason School of Nursing, allows us to honor our founders’ legacy and provide you an educational experience crafted by nurses for nurses

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Devoted to Excellence

We at West Coast Ultrasound Institute are proud of our students - and our legacy.

2017 School of Excellence Award - ACCSCForbes.com2017 Excellence in community service - ACCSC

Recent Happenings

Academic Calendar

Apr 3
Spring Term Begins – Weekend Classes
Apr 4
Easter Holiday – No Classes
Apr 5
Spring Term Begins – Weekday/Weeknight Classes
May 31
Memorial Day Holiday – No Classes