University of Colorado Denver
1250 14th Street
Denver, Colorado 80217
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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated BSN Programs
DNP Programs (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
Nursing Administration - Doctor's degree
Nursing Administration - Master's degree
RN to BSN Programs
RN to MSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The RN to bachelor of science degree program, based on the Colorado Nursing articulation model, is an educational pathway available for registered nurses who desire career mobility and professional development. The availability of online courses supports the unique need for flexibility and access to adult learners who want to complete the BS degree while working. Nursing and non-nursing education are recognized. Working schedules and life commitments are accommodated through educational technology, including web-based courses and online learning.
The RN to BS program is currently only available to nurses who are residents of Colorado, members of Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) or employed by Presbyterian Health Systems, Inc. in New Mexico.
BSN Program Details
The University of Colorado College of Nursing strives to offer pioneering, nationally ranked nursing programs that empower prospective students to achieve their career goals.
As a prospective student, you will be joining a professional, friendly and future-oriented community. Our distinguished faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and innovative programs will provide you with the tools to drive your career in the right direction.
The College of Nursing offers three baccalaureate paths: a bachelor of science program with traditional and accelerated options, an online BS program for registered nurses and an integrated nursing pathway with the Community College of Aurora. If you have a passion for nursing we invite you to join us.
MSN Program Details
The College of Nursing master of science in nursing program is designed to prepare nurses for advanced practice roles. Our graduates are prepared to formulate clinical, administrative or policy decisions to promote health with clients experiencing wellness, acute or chronic illness and to develop, manage and evaluate the care within communities and health care systems.
This program is structured to provide a foundation for career paths for future leaders in advanced nursing practice and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) until spring 2011 and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) until December 31, 2019.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Details
The College of Nursing’s doctor of nursing practice (DNP) is a clinical practice-oriented leadership curriculum that focuses on evidence-based practice and on research utilization for the improvement of clinical care delivery, patient outcomes and system management.
All classes have an online component; some classes require a one to two-day intensive session on campus. There are no more than three intensives on campus per academic year.
The DNP prepares nurses to assume such roles as:
clinical nurse educator
developer/evaluator of health care programs
health care entrepreneur/executive