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Nursing Male StudentThe Department of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with three options:


Traditional Nursing Option (TNO)

MSU Denver’s Traditional Nursing Option (TNO) is a four year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.  Students complete general studies and prerequisite courses in the freshman and sophomore year before applying to the TNO.  Students accepted into the TNO complete nursing courses in the junior and senior year.  Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
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Accelerated Nursing Option (ANO)

Designed for individuals with a non-nursing Bachelor’s Degree who wish to enter the nursing profession. Upon acceptance and completion of the 17 month program, graduates receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and are eligible to take the RN licensing exam (NCLEX-RN).
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Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Completion Option (BRNCO)

Designed for students who have graduated from an associate degree or diploma nursing program and wish to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Students must have a current unencumbered RN License prior to begin the first nursing course. Students may begin BRNCO courses in Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters, if enrollment allows. Students can choose between full-time or part-time completion options.  This program allows working RNs to complete their BSN at a pace that allows full employment.
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Nursing Dual Enrollment Pathway

The MSU Denver Dual Enrollment pathway allows students to complete some credits towards a BSN while they are completing required pre-requisites and Associate Degree (ADN) nursing courses at a Community College.

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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