B.S. Nursing - 2nd Degree Program


The University of Northern Colorado School of Nursing's 2nd Degree Nursing Program is specific to students who are seeking a BS in nursing as a second bachelor’s degree. This program prepares students for the rewards and challenges of professional nursing practice as well as providing a foundation for graduate study in nursing.

Prospective 2nd Degree Admission to UNC and Advising

Students admitted to the 2nd Degree Program will be able to complete the nursing courses in 20 months (five consecutive semesters). 

Applications are accepted in January every year; and upon admittance, clinical coursework begins each summer and continues until graduation in December of the following calendar year. 

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Clinical Nursing Program (five semesters)


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Program Coordinator:

Laurie Walker, MSN, RN, CNS, APRN
2nd Degree Program Coordinator
Office: Gunter Hall, Rm 3330
Phone: 970-351-1235
Fax: 970-351-1707
Email: laurie.walker@unco.edu

Pre-Nursing Program Advisor:

Liz Osborn, MA
Undergraduate Advisor
Office: Gunter Hall, Rm 3080
Phone: 970-351-2293
Fax: 970-351-1707
Email: elizabeth.osborn@unco.edu