University of Northern Colorado
School of Nursing
The UNC School of Nursing subscribes to a philosophy of nursing that views the patient holistically. Congruent with the belief in the dignity and worth of people is the belief that the individual has a right to be an active participant in the decisions concerning his or her well-being. The Mission of the UNC School of Nursing, congruent with the Mission of the University, is to provide teaching, scholarly activity and service in the discipline of nursing. The School of Nursing strives for excellence as reflected in highly qualified faculty, rigorous academic standards for students and a commitment to quality professional practice outcomes within all healthcare settings.
The School of Nursing is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Students graduating from the BSN Program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX RN licensure exam and FNP/DNP graduates are eligible to sit for NP certification examinations.
- Leonard Receives March of Dimes Excellence in Nursing Award (11/14/13)
- Koeltzow Receives Academic Honors (9/29/2013)
- Over 130 School of Nursing Faculty and Students help staff 9Health Fair (4/28/2013)
- UNC Nursing School Aims for top of its class (6/29/12)
- Nursing Professor Appointed to Banner Distinguished Professorship (2/27/12)
- UNC's School of Nursing has been selected to be a Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program (2/23/12)