Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: Fall – March 15, Spring – August 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: $60
Distance & online learning
Intakes: Fall – August/September, Spring – January
International tuition: $25,600
Domestic tuition: $25,600

Program overview

The graduate nursing program builds upon and expands the knowledge, values and skills of the baccalaureate prepared nurse. The College offers three options of advanced study leading to a Master of Science in Nursing degree.

- Primary Care Adult-Gerontology (Adult/Gero) Nurse Practitioner

- Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner

- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

In addition to specialty courses which prepare for expanded clinical roles in adult/gero health, family health, or psychiatric-mental health; the student gains experience with research, health care policy, nursing theory, clinical problem solving/critical thinking and creativity.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
Completely online



    - A bachelor's degree from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with an upper division major in nursing

    - A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on the baccalaureate level

    - Curriculum vitae or resume

    - 3 letters of recommendation

    - Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license from the state where you practice during practicum rotations

    - Passing score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if your native language is not English

    Career opportunities

    Jobs directly related to your degree include:
    - Registered Nurse (RN)
    - Cardiac Nurse
    - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
    - Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
    - Critical Care Nurse
    - ER Nurse
    - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    - Geriatric Nursing

    Campus location

    Colorado Springs , United States

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