What is the application deadline?
The deadline is December 1, 2016 for the class beginning in May 2017.
What are the prerequisites for the program?
You must meet the admissions requirements which include a current unencumbered RN license, a BSN from a regionally accredited institution, and a cumulative GPA above 2.75. You must also submit all application materials before the deadline.
How long does it take to complete the program?
The program is designed to be completed in six semesters of study or two years.
What is the class schedule?
Classes are offered in two delivery models: one day per week, or every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday).
When do I attend clinicals?
The clinical component of the FNP program begins in the third semester. Clinical schedules are arranged by the individual student in collaboration with the Clinical Support Unit and are variable throughout the week. Student flexibility is essential in meeting clinical requirements.
Is the program offered online?
The FNP program is offered only on our main campus in Denver, Colorado.
How much does the program cost?
Based on the current tuition rates the entire program would cost approximately $30,000.
How many students apply each year?
We receive about 125 applications and accept approximately 48 students per year.
Are students required to have laptops for the FNP program?
Recommended screen size: 13 inches or greater
Required Wi-fi compatible
Required Operating system: Windows: XP or higher, Mac: OS X 1o.5.8 or higher
Required memory: minimum 1GB
Required hard disk space: minimum 60GB
Required battery: minimum 2 hour life, recommended 4 hours or higher
Recommended backup battery: minimum 2 hour life, recommended 4 hours or higher
MSWord, Excel, Powerpoint (recommend MS Office)
Browser: most recent version of IE, Firefox, Safari or Chrome
Respondus Lockdown Browser
Adobe Reader, Flash, APA template
Yes. All campus based nursing students, including FNP students, are required to bring a laptop to class.
Expected technical specifications for the laptop include the following: