Nursing Programs

Spring 2021

Johnson Beth-El Spring 2021

We will begin the spring 2021 semester instruction remotely, with a few exceptions for on-campus activity. The semester will still start as planned on Jan. 19 and instruction will be remote for the first five weeks. Effective February 22, we will once again offer a blend of in-person, high flex, hybrid and remote courses, just as we did during the fall semester. 

UCCS COVID-19 Information & Resources 



We have educated nurses for more than 100 years

Ready to fuel YOUR success?  Nurses promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. Explore nursing program options to serve for YOUR educational and professional goals.

The UCCS Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences baccalaureatemaster’s and doctoral nursing students learn using state-of-the art technology in the Simulation Learning Center and by advanced learning methods; including quality online programs like the RN to BSN option or Dual Enrollment option for students Registered Nurses who hold an unrestricted license and wish to obtain a Bachelor of Science (BSN) in Nursing or currently enrolled in an Associate Degree in Nursing Program.

With a longtime legacy of educating nurses, our nursing program offers quality education, learning experiences and opportunities to FUEL YOUR SUCCESS.


Nursing Programs


Undergraduate Degrees & Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing — Traditional Option

Baccalaureate education provides entry-level preparation for professional nursing practice.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing — Accelerated Option

This 16-month nursing program is designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor's degree in another field and wish to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN).

Bachelor of Science in Nursing — RN to BSN

Online programs for ADN students and Registered Nurses seeking a bachelor of science in Nursing.


Graduate Degrees & Programs

MS Nursing — Nurse Practitioner Option

This program prepares the student to become a Nurse Practitioner with a selected clinical specialty.

Post Master's Doctorate of Nursing Practice — DNP

Builds upon the base of a Master’s Degree in Nursing Preparation in Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Clinical Nurse Specialty (CNS) programs and excellence of practice based on validations by standard sets of competencies in national certification processes and specialty credentials.

Post BSN to Doctorate of Nursing Practice — DNP

The Post BSN to DNP program builds upon the base of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and excellence of practice-based validations by standard sets of competencies in national certification processes and specialty credentials.

Post-Master's Certificate — Nurse Practitioner

The post-graduate certificate program builds upon and expands the knowledge, values, and skills of the Master's prepared nurse. The program is 100% online and primary care based practicum hours are set up where you reside.


Other Programs

RN Refresher

Developed to keep registered nurses knowledgeable about current nursing techniques and practices.

Spanish-English Medical Interpretation

The Spanish/English Medical Interpreter Training Program is a 44-hour training program designed for bilingual individuals who speak English and Spanish and work in the medical field or in a healthcare setting.