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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 School of Nursing, approved by the Colorado State Board 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.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program, at the University of Northern Colorado are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. http://www.ccneaccreditation.org.

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.


Bears Go Big

UNC Bears go out into the world to do BIG and significant work. Meet Meghan Sirochman, BS Nursing, 2006 and a Nurse Manager in Seattle.

The best thing about being a nurse is the people I get to meet along the way.

See other Bears going big.