Graduate Programs

Interested in an advanced degree in nursing?


Nursing Master's

Masters-Card

  • Outcome: Master's
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing Bachelor's and Active RN License

MS-PhD

MS-PhD

  • Outcome: Master's and PhD
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing Bachelor's and Active RN License

BS-DNP

BS DNP

  • Outcome: Master's and DNP
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing Bachelor's and Active RN License

DNP Health System Leadership

DNP Health System Leadership

  • Outcome: DNP
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing (or related health care) master’s and active RN license

Dual DNP/MPH

DNP-MPH

  • Outcome: Master's and PhD
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing (or related health care) master’s and active RN license

BS-PhD

BS-PhD

Program is ideal for nurses with a BS who have completed the GRE and want to pursue a PhD in nursing. Each program plan is individualized, please email CON.PhD@UCDenver.edu for details and admission requirements.

DNP-PHN

DNP-PHN Program

  • Outcome: DNP with a public health focus for those already in public health
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, practicum credit hours in public/community health settings
  • Required for Entry: Master’s degree in public health nursing or community health nursing

DNP Veteran and Military Health Care Leadership

Veteran and Military Health Care

  • Outcome: Master's and DNP
  • Required for Entry: Nursing Bachelor's and Active RN License
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus

Graduate Specialties

Graduate-Specialities

  • Outcome: Master's
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing Bachelor's and Active RN License

Post-Graduate Certificates

Post-Graduate

  • Outcome: Post-Graduate Certificate
  • Learning Format: Partially Online, Partially On Campus
  • Required for Entry: Nursing Master's

Nationally Ranked

The College of Nursing 2017 rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

The following are the 2017 rankings * 23rd in Masters Degrees * 6th in Nursing Informatics * 8th in Primary Care Pediatric NP * 21st in Doctor of Nursing Practice

Accreditations & Memberships

The University of Colorado is recognized by all major accrediting agencies and is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The College of Nursing is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Memberships

The College of Nursing maintains the following memberships:

American Academy of Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, Colorado Nurses Association, National Student Nurses Association, National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.