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Inspired by the ones they help, nurses are people strong enough to tolerate anything and soft enough to understand anyone.

Nurses make up the largest group of health-care professionals in the U.S., with prolific opportunities to work overseas. And while the demand for registered nurses in hospitals and the community continually rises, there is still a shortage of qualified nurses throughout the country. Employers want their nurses to be skilled in the science and art that make nursing such a special profession, and thats what well teach you at MSU Denver. 

The Department of Nursing offers three degree plans: Accelerated, Traditional and the BRNCO/Dual Enrollment (RN-BSN). Our well-rounded programs encompass science and evidence-based practices along with compassion and person-centered care that prepares you for success in today’s health-care industry. Our faculty are highly experienced in a variety of practice specialties. They have a passion for teaching, instilling their knowledge with experiential and hands-on learning and a dynamic curriculum that allows our graduates to adapt to a rapidly changing health-care environment.  

Professional nurses are motivated to help others in need of physical and emotional care, comfort and understanding by providing high-quality, effective and compassionate care, always. The nursing profession is a fulfilling and rewarding career that will have you confronting new challenges daily.

“Having my B.S.N. degree has benefited me in many ways. Not only did it help me land a career in nursing, it has given me the ability to move toward more leadership opportunities, such as teaching. What sets MSU Denver apart is the compassionate instructors, clinicals and simulations. I highly recommend MSU Denver to other students!”

Marina Nguyen

MSU Denver '12

Career Prospects

Any nursing position that requires a specialty, such as dialysis, oncology and perianesthesia, can be fulfillued with a B.S.N. from MSU Denver. Our graduates find work wherever nurses are needed, including:

Emergency rooms, blood banks, research centers, rehabilitative clinics, public schools and much more.

Jenny Allert_Nursing She began her career in nursing more than 15 years ago, adding teaching to her skill set in 2012 as an OB clinical nursing instructor. She joined MSU Denver full-time in 2017. While teaching, she has continued to practice nursing as a staff nurse PRN in labor and delivery units at several hospitals.

Jenny Allert

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Our Program Options

Department of Nursing

West Classroom 247

Office hours:
Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm

Nursing Advisor:

Front Desk: 

Shipping address:
1201 5th Street, WC 247
Denver, CO 80204

Mailing address:
Campus Box 72
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217


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