Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

**Students from the following states ARE NOT eligible for admission
to this online program:Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota,
North Carolina, Maryland, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Application Process (rolling admission)

(you may complete these 2 steps simultaneously)

Step 1 - Graduate School Requirements:

  1. Complete a UNC Graduate School Application form and pay the current application fee. (You must create a UNC user account to access and track the online application.)
    • Completion of a bachelors of Science in nursing from an accredited nursing program (NLN/ACEN or CCNE).
    • GPA 3.0 minimum (4.0 scale)
  2. One official transcript from every accredited college or university attended since high school. (Send to the Graduate School). (If previous coursework was from UNC, no copies are required)
  3. TOEFL Scores for international applicants (send to the Graduate School if applicable)

Mail transcripts to:
UNC Graduate School
501 20th Street
Campus Box 135
Greeley, CO 80639

Step 2 - Nursing graduate program requirements:

(send these directly to School of Nursing Attn: NEC Program, using electronic submission, post or fax):

  1. Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Application
  2. Copy of your RN license
  3. Curriculum Vita
  4. Goal Statement

**IMPORTANT: Recent changes in federal regulations relating to our ability to deliver online education have uncovered onerous application and fee requirements from several states. As a result, at this time, the University of Northern Colorado is unable to accept applications for online courses or programs from students located in the following states: Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Maryland, Ohio and Tennessee.


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Contact Information:


School of Nursing
Campus Box 125, Gunter Hall
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO  80639

fax: 970-351-1707