• Nursing students participate in the Lutheran Hospital skills lab in Wheat Ridge, Colorado or at the Colorado Mesa University skills lab in Grand Junction, Colorado.

  • BSN Nursing Degree Program

    Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

    As a Christ-centered community of learners and scholars, we focus on academic excellence and professionalism through the integration of faith, learning and living – and the mission of our nursing education programs is no different. At CCU, we strive to prepare competent professionals who excel in compassionate care, spiritual care, cultural humility and global engagement from the perspective of nursing as ministry.

    Our Pre-Licensure BSN curriculum provides an intensive, state-of-the art educational experience that combines theory, laboratory, simulation and clinical learning, preparing students to work in a variety of healthcare settings. We challenge our nursing students to become exceptionally compassionate and competent nurse leaders who impact their world, and transform health care through the uniqueness of Christ-inspired nursing practice.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 120 credit hours (67 in major, 20 in biological sciences, 33 in general education and electives)
    • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    • Special Electives: Critical Care, Homecare, Perioperative Care, Palliative Care, Global Nursing and International Healthcare
    • International immersion experience
    Class Format:
    Courses are taken in seat and online in a 5- and 10-week blended format. Students attend skills/simulation laboratory one day a week and are in clinical settings 2-3 days a week.
    In-seat classes are offered in Northglenn, Colorado and virtually in Grand Junction, Colorado. Home-based hospital for clinical work when possible. Travel is required.

    See Tuition and Fees for details.

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  • Our pre-licensure nursing courses are offered in a blended format, which is a combination of online and in-class learning. Students combine both five-week online courses with ten-week clinical courses in a year-round 27-month program designed to help you meet requirements to become a nurse. Professional application of knowledge, skills and attitudes provide opportunities for developing competence in clinical practice.

    Program Benefits

    • Opportunity to develop professional nursing skills through a biblical perspective.
    • Participate in evidence-based curriculum with informatics, genomics, bioethics and global health.
    • Integrate faith, learning, and living with an emphasis on Christian nursing theory, moral leadership, and spiritual care.
    • Opportunity for an international immersion experience.
    • Apply for registered nurse (RN) licensure.

    Learn more about the mission, goals, program philosophy and organizing framework of CCU's nursing program in our Nursing Student Handbook (PDF).

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  • CCU's Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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