Which Nursing Program is Right for Me?

We offer a variety of undergraduate programs and graduate programs, all designed to meet current industry and societal needs. Strengths include: faculty, research and hands-on learning opportunities and innovative and collaborative learning environments.

IF you have / are…AND are interested in…THEN consider…
A minimum of 60 semester credits or a non-nursing bachelor’s degree A bachelor’s degree in nursing (BS), becoming a registered nurse (RN), and interested in furthering your nursing career with a MS, DNP or PhDTraditional Pathway
A high school diploma and an interest in completing prerequisites within the Colorado Community College systemA bachelor’s degree in nursing (BS), becoming a registered nurse (RN), and interested in furthering your nursing career with a MS, DNP or PhDIntegrated Nursing Pathway
A non-nursing bachelor’s degree and healthcare experience
A bachelor’s degree in nursing (BS), becoming a registered nurse (RN), and interested in furthering your nursing career with a MS, DNP or PhD.Accelerated Nursing UCAN
An Associate’s degree in nursing and are a current (or pending) RNEarning a bachelor’s degree in nursingOnline RN to BS Degree
Currently enrolled in an associate’s degree in nursing program and have, or will soon have, one semester of nursing coursework completed.A bachelor's degree in nursing
RN to BS Early Decision Pathway
A Bachelor’s degree in nursing and are an RNPursuing a Master’s Degree in direct careMS - Select from 9 different specialties
A Bachelor’s degree in nursing and are an RNPursuing a Master’s Degree in admin / leadershipHealth Care Informatics
i-LEAD and Health Systems
Veteran & Military Health Care
A Bachelor’s degree in nursing and are an RNPursuing a DNP Degree in direct careBS-DNP - Select from 10 different specialties
A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and are a current RNPursuing a Master's in a specialty along the way to PhDMS-PhD
A Bachelor’s degree in nursing
Pursuing Grad school
Post-Bachelor's BS-PhD
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A Master's degree in nursing (MS) and are an RN

Pursuing DNP

 - Admin / Leadership

 - Specific Care

 - Other than public health

DNP

DNP-APRN

Post-Graduate DNP - Public Health

DNP Health Systems

Dual DNP/MPH

DNP VMHC Leadership

A Master's degree in nursing (MS) and are an RN

Pursuing a PhD degree

PhD
A Master's degree in nursing (MS) and are an RN

Obtaining a certification in a new practice area

Post-Master's Certificate Program: Select from 3 different specialties
A Bachelor's degree

Gain certification in a nursing specialty

Graduate Certificate Program: Select from 3 different specialties
Bachelor or master's degree in nursing or another discipline.
Enroll in a course without being formally admitted
Non-Degree Enrollment Program
Events & Seminars Continuing Nursing Professional Development