CCU Spotlights

Dr. Amanda Jojola

Dr. Amanda Jojola

Professor of Nursing
Nursing and Health Sciences Division

  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (University of Colorado Denver – Anschutz Campus)
  • MSN - Master of Science in Nursing (Regis University)
  • BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Regis University)
  • FNP - Family Nurse Practitioner


Phone: 720-872-5654

Dr. Amanda Jojola currently serves as a faculty member and Chair of the Nursing Assessment Committee at Colorado Christian University. In addition, she is the Friends of Nursing Scholarship Liaison for CCU and actively assists with nursing accreditation processes for the University.

Dr. Jojola has been a registered nurse for 25 years. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. In 2010, she completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Colorado College of Nursing. Dr. Jojola’s clinical nursing career has been in medical/surgical nursing, neurological nursing, ENT, family practice and internal medicine. She has been in nursing academia since 2003 as faculty, and has four years of nursing administration experience at Adams State University.

Over the past year Dr. Jojola has worked with the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence to provide input into the Deans and Directors Workshop and is contributing to the development of a mentorship program in an effort to increase nursing diversity in Colorado. She has also served as a mentor for nursing students at all nursing educational levels.

Prior to moving to Denver, Dr. Jojola served on the Board of Trustees for Hospice del Valle in Alamosa, Colorado and was an active member of the Colorado Nurses Association District 6 and Adams State University Sigma Theta Tau. In 2007, she was awarded the San Luis Valley Nightingale Award for excellence in nursing and DNA 6 Nurse of the year in 2010. She is also a 2008 Bighorn Leadership in Rural Health graduate. She planned, developed, implemented and evaluated an Anticoagulation Management System (AMS) for the San Luis Valley as her DNP quality improvement project which was highly successful and continues to positively serve the residents of the San Luis Valley.

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