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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing
Master's Programs
 

Master's Programs & Admissions

Interested in a Master's Degree in Nursing?


The University of Colorado College of Nursing is one of the highest ranked master’s programs in nursing in the nation, preparing nurses for advance practice roles. Our program is structured to provide a foundation for career paths for future leaders in advanced nursing practice.

With a BS in nursing, you can pursue a master’s degree and choose from one of ten (10) specialty options, five of which include an interdisciplinary urban underserved (CU-UNITE) track to advance your career in the nursing profession of your choice. We also offer an MS-DNP (advanced practice) program and an MS-PhD program to allow you to seek your doctorate while working on your master’s. For those who already have a MS and are looking for more options, check out our post-graduate programs.

MS Program 

MS Program

Learn about the master’s program at the College of Nursing. With eleven specialty options to choose from, a master’s degree in nursing will help launch your career in virtually any area in the nursing field.

MS-DNP Program 

MS-DNP Program

The doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree appeals to nurses who are interested in a practice-focused doctorate to become clinical leaders in the nursing profession.

MS-PhD Program 

MS-PhD Program

The doctor of philosophy (PhD) program is designed to promote knowledge development for reflective, theory-based and research-guided nursing practice.

Post-Master’s Certificates 

Post-Graduate Certificates

The College of Nursing offers a post-graduate certificate in nearly all the nursing specialty options.

Master's Specialties 

Specialties

Pick one of the eleven specialty options for your master’s degree and begin the process of opening the door to advanced practice nursing.

Info Sessions 

Info Sessions

Want to learn more about the College of Nursing master’s programs? Join an information session and get the information you need to make the right choice for your future.

FAQs 

FAQs

Have a question about the College of Nursing master’s programs? Look through our frequently asked questions and find the answer.