Baccalaureate education provides the entry level preparation for professional nursing practice. 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). All required general education courses and the baccalaureate degree MUST be completed by the end of the fall semester of the current application period.
BSN PROGRAM OUTCOMES
After completing the BSN program, the graduate will be able to:
- Function in the beginning role of a baccalaureate generalist nurse in settings that cross all populations and environments
- Be proficient in the core nursing competencies of clinical/critical reasoning, patient safety, and quality improvement principles
- Maintain interprofessional collaboration and communication to improve healthcare outcomes
- Master the required core knowledge for baccalaureate generalist nursing practice
- Demonstrate professionalism and its values (including altruism, autonomy, human dignity, social justice, and integrity) as a baccalaureate generalist nurse
An informational meeting for prospective students will be held Monday, May 14, 2018, from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at University Hall, Room 109. Parking is free because it is between semesters.
(UCCS Campus Map).
- Applications accepted September 1 - November 1
- Notification of Acceptance - February
- Classes begin Monday, May 14, 2018 with a mandatory half-day Orientation Session
View Informational Videos/Files:
- Welcome Future Accelerated Nursing Students
- Frequently Asked Questions - Prospective Students
- Accelerated BSN Student Panel (09.13.2013)
Approved or Accredited by:
- The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 887-6791
- Colorado Commission of Higher Education (CCHE)
- Colorado State Board of Nursing
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Last Updated: Sept 6, 2017