Nursing (Online), Master | Part time online | University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) | United States
72 months
10086 USD/year
10086 USD/year
9116 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate Nursing (Online) program from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) builds upon and expands the knowledge, values and skills of the baccalaureate prepared nurse.


The College offers three options of advanced study leading to a Master of Science in Nursing degree.

  • Primary Care Adult-Gerontology (Adult/Gero) Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

In addition to specialty courses which prepare for expanded clinical roles in adult/gero health,  family health, or psychiatric-mental health; the student in the Nursing (Online) program from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) gains experience with research, health care policy, nursing theory, clinical problem solving/critical thinking and creativity.

The university also offers a Post-Master's Certificate (Nurse Practitioner) program. The post-graduate certificate program builds upon and expands the knowledge, values, and skills of the Master's prepared nurse. The College offers the option of advanced study for Primary Care Nurse Practitioner leading to a Post-Master's Certificate. Learn more about the certificate program. 

Upon completion of the MSN program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Apply theories and scientific evidence to provide holistic care to the individual
  • Provide leadership within clinical and organizational settings to provide high quality, safe patient care
  • Apply clinical reasoning to promote health and prevent disease for the individual, family, and community
  • Critically appraise and apply current evidence in a clinical setting to ensure quality patient outcomes
  • Use technology in the clinical setting to enhance safe and effective patient care
  • Evaluate emerging trends, policy issues, and programmatic problems to improve health care delivery
  • Use therapeutic, patient-centered communication in the delivery of health care
  • Collaborate in inter/intra-professional care teams
  • Provide patient-centered, culturally competent healthcare to diverse patient populations
  • Use an ethical framework for clinical practice and clinical expertise to care for patients

This program will prepare you to work in primary health or behavioral/mental health care settings such as family practice, internal medicine, senior clinics, mental health and college health. This program is not intended to prepare you for emergency room or urgent care settings as these are best suited to preparation via an acute care nurse practitioner program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Foundations in Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Nursing Practice in Healthcare
  • Research and Knowledge Translation in Nursing
  • Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with an upper division major in nursing
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on the baccalaureate level
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license from the state where you practice during practicum rotations
  • Passing score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if your native language is not English
  • Submission of all required application material by posted deadlines

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10086 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5043 USD per semester during 72 months.
  • National

    10086 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5043 USD per semester during 72 months.
  • In-State

    9116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4558 USD per semester during 72 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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