University of Colorado Accelerated Nursing Bachelor's Program (UCAN)

Earn your nursing degree in one year

The University of Colorado Accelerated Nursing program (UCAN) is a full-time, on-campus pathway which allows eligible students to complete their nursing in 12 months. Due to the rigor of the program all applicants must have an earned bachelor’s degree and healthcare experience.

The UCAN program admits roughly 72 students each fall and spring semester. The UCAN program is typically offered at the Legacy Innovation Campus location in Lone Tree, CO., however, UCAN students may be required to attend some classes or labs on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

Accelerated Nursing Bachelor's Info Session (Dated June 2023)

BSN - UCAN Program Curriculum Plan