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University of Colorado – Online Master’s in Nursing – Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner2018-09-25T18:20:48+00:00

University of Colorado – Online Master’s in Nursing – Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview

According to the University of Colorado:

“Key features of the WHNP program include clinical sites in both rural and urban areas and the opportunity to work with a diverse group of patients; opportunities to work in both generalized primary care as well as specialty and sub-specialty practices; a curriculum with a strong emphasis on health promotion, genetics, reproductive healthcare, acute disease management, and gender-specific health problems. The WHNP program is based on in-depth knowledge of nursing and scientific theory, physiology and pathophysiology, research utilization, and clinical decision-making.”

At a Glance

URL

http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/nursing/programs-admissions/graduate-programs/graduate-specialties/Pages/womens-health-care.aspx

Total credit hours

46 credit hours

Tuition per credit

Tuition and fees

Practicum, internship and/or on-campus requirement

630 clinical hours (Clinical placements are in Colorado and require a current and unencumbered Colorado registered nurses license).

Accreditation

The MSN program at the University of Colorado is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Full-time/part-time/accelerated

Full-time/part-time

Time to complete

Most students successfully complete the program in 2 to 3 years by taking 6 to 9 credits in the fall and spring semesters and 3 to 6 credits in the summer. The program must be completed in 5 years

Admission requirements

According to the University of Colorado, criteria for admission for the WHNP program include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredit program and Regionally Accredited Institution.
  • 3.0 undergraduate nursing GPA. For those applicants whose undergraduate nursing degree GPA is less than 3.0, the GRE and/or (12) credits of graduate level coursework is required.
  • Both an (undergraduate) nursing research and statistics course are required prior to starting the program. Both courses need to have been completed at an accredited institution and a grade of “C” or higher must have been earned.
  • Current, unencumbered RN license.