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HEALTH PROGRAM ADMISSIONS

The opportunities students will have in the future for health professions are going to be fabulous. The partnership between CU Denver and CU Anschutz is going to give health career development a lot of support."
- Charles Ferguson, PhD, director of Health Professions Programs
They give you all the tools you need to succeed, their doors are always open, and they're great mentors. They help you make a four-year plan and help you get a research project over the summer. They also get us involved at CU Anschutz, which is really nice."
- Mattie Kerns, pre-health student talking about the Health Careers advisors
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Improve the health and well-being of generations to come​

​​​Physician, physician assistant, nurse, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, physical therapist, optometrist, dentist, public health specialist and medical scientist—these are the fulfilling health careers of the future.

If you’re committed to pursuing any of those careers, you can find your future when you learn with purpose at Colorado's only public urban research university.​

Pre-health studies​


Pre-health students can pursue a variety of undergraduate programs at CU Denver while completing specific health program prerequisite coursework. For additional assistance, students are connected with professional pre-health advisors to help them achieve their educational objectives.

Admission to CU Denver does not assure future admission to CU Anschutz Medical Campus programs. CU Anschutz​ is located in Aurora.​ ​


BA/BS-MD Program​


A small group of students interested in making health care their career are admitted to the BA/BS-MD program at CU Denver. This program provides an opportunity for outstanding students from broadly diverse backgrounds who want to serve the health care needs of Colorado as primary care physicians.

Once accepted to the program, students can earn a seat at the University of Colorado School of Medicine provided they meet specific academic, non-academic and professional requirements annually.

The School of Medicine is located at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus​ in Aurora.​

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Health administration

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The CU Denver Business School offers nationally recognized graduate programs in health administration. 

MBA in Health Administration

MS in Heath Administration

Executive MBA in Health Administration

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Nursing programs

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If you're interested in applying to a nursing program, all programs are offered through the College of Nursing at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus​ in Aurora.

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Graduate health programs​

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State-of-the-art education, research and patient care facilities at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus​ in Aurora offer students unparalleled training in health professions. Admission is a highly selective process open to qualified candidates. Applicants should apply directly to the school or college they wish to enter.


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CU Denver

1201 Larimer Street
Denver, Colorado
303-315-5969

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CU Anschutz
Medical Campus

13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, Colorado
303-724-5000

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CU South Denver

10035 S. Peoria Street
Lone Tree, Colorado
720-488-3300

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