What is the application deadline?
The priority application deadline is May 1, 2017 for the August 2017 program. You must submit all application materials by this deadline to be considered for admission. Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed as they are completed. The NNP program starts every-other-year, on odd years.
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 and 2 years of level 3 NICU experience. You must also submit all application materials before the deadline.
How long does it take to complete the program?
Students take approximately 2 years to complete the coursework
When do the classes meet?
Courses meet one day per week from 8-5pm MST either on our North West Denver campus, or online. All student's regardless of campus-based or online format are required to attend two on-campus intensives in the second and forth semester.
Is the program offered online?
Yes. The program is offered in two formats; on-campus classes taught on our North West campus in Denver, Colorado, OR online synchronized classes where students connect via technology to the on-campus class in real-time from a distance. All student's regardless of campus-based or online format are required to attend two on-campus intensives in the second and forth semester.
When do I attend clinicals?
The clinical component of the NNP program begins in the second 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.
How much does the program cost?
Based on the current tuition rates, the entire program would cost approximately $31,000.
Are students required to have laptops for the NNP 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
MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint (recommend MS Office)
Browser: most recent version of IE, Firefox, Safari or Chrome
Respondus Lockdown Browser
Adobe Reader, Flash, APA template
We recommend all students have either a laptop or desktop computer access.
Expected technical specifications for the laptop include the following: