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. The Baccalaureate degree in nursing, Master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at the University of Northern Colorado is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
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.
The School of Nursing is a part of the UNC College of Natural and Health Sciences.
- UNC Nursing Student Appointed to NSNA Resolutions Committee (July 2014)
- Nursing Faculty Member Elected Chair of NEXus (June 2014)
- Nurse Educators Conference Started by UNC Grad Still Going Strong 24 Years Later (June 2014)
- Greeley Banker Switches to Nursing (June 2014)
- Faces of 2014 Graduates: Hard Work and Strong Support (May 2014)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Awarded Health Professions Scholarship (Spring 2014)
Simulating Poverty and Building Understanding (April 2014) (more)
- Misson of Mercy (1/16/14)