• 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 who focus on academic excellence and professionalism through the integration of faith, learning, and living, the mission of the Nursing Education Programs at Colorado Christian University is to prepare competent professionals who excel in compassionate care, spiritual care, cultural humility and global engagement from the perspective of nursing as ministry.

    The Pre-Licensure BSN option is 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:
    Classes are completed in 5- and 10-week blocks. Both online and in-seat coursework is required.
    In-seat classes are offered at CCU's Northglenn and Grand Junction Centers. Home-based hospital for clinical work when possible. Travel is required.

    See Tuition and Fees for details.

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  • The Pre-Licensure BSN option is a nursing program for adult students offered in an alternative format. Hybrid nursing courses offer a combination of online and in-seat learning experiences. Students combine both five-week online courses with ten-week clinical courses in an accelerated year-round 27 month nursing major. Professional application of knowledge, skills and attitudes provide opportunities for developing competence in clinical practice.

    Benefits of the Pre-Licensure BSN Option

    • Opportunity to develop professional nursing competency with a biblical worldview perspective.
    • Encounter evidence-based curriculum with informatics, genomics, bioethics and global health.
    • Integration of faith, learning, and living with emphasis on Christian nursing theory, moral leadership, and spiritual care.
    • Opportunity for an international immersion experience.
    • A nursing program for adult students offered in an alternative format.
    • 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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    Email: agsadmission@ccu.edu