Extended Studies

Health Care

The UCCS Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences Extended Studies programs are uniquely designed to provide a variety of healthcare certificates, degrees and continuing professional development opportunities. Programs have been developed to provide convenience and affordability for students to succeed in their educational and professional goals; on-campus, online, or on-site.

On Campus Programs

Medical Technologist Undergraduate Certificate

This specialty also know as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for the development, performance, and evaluation of laboratory testing that is needed in patient medical care and clinical research. Medical Laboratory Scientists analyze samples of blood, tissue, and body fluids using technology and a variety of analytical techniques. 70-80% of all medical decisions are based on laboratory results. Learn more »

RN Refresher Course

The RN Refresher course is an innovative course designed and developed by Beth-El faculty. Kathryn Woods MSN, RN, RN-BC is the current coordinator and lead faculty. Because of the need to maintain standards in a rapidly changing technological world, this course was developed to keep registered nurses knowledgeable about current nursing techniques and practices. Learn more »

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is a professional registered nurse who has received specialized forensic education in order to provide comprehensive care to adult, adolescent and child victims of sexual assault. A SANE demonstrates clinical competence in the collection of forensic evidence from both victims of violence as well as perpetrators and has the ability to provide expert testimony in a court of law. Learn more »

Spanish/English Medical Interpreter Training Program

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. Learn more »

Extended Studies Online

Undergraduate Certificates
Graduate Certificates
* Gainful Employment Program