University of Northern Colorado

College of Natural & Health Sciences



Greeley, CO 80639

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Nursing:Family Nurse Practioner emphasis, Certificates: Nursing Education; Family Nurse Practitioner, Ph.D.-Nursing Education; DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice

Format: Online

Program Description:

Prepares Advanced Practice Nurses in Family Practice and front line leaders in education and practice at the Master’s and Doctoral Levels. The doctoral program prepares nurses to contribute at the highest level of clinical practice, leadership in nursing education, scholarship of teaching and research in the discipline. Graduates of the PhD program would be qualified to fill nursing faculty positions in academic institutions and health care agencies. The School of Nursing also offers postmaster's certificates in the following emphasis areas: Nursing Education and Family nurse practitioner.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information ( • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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