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About the School

History

The Nursing programs at Colorado State University Pueblo were established in 1964 with the mission to prepare graduates for professional positions as safe, competent, and caring nurses that meet the health care needs of diverse populations. In 2017, the programs were recognized as part of the new and official CSU Pueblo School of Nursing. 

Goals

The School of Nursing will:

  • Provide quality learning experiences:  This will prepare graduates for entry level baccalaureate nursing practice, advanced nursing practice in a culturally diverse community, and advanced careers in the health care industry.
  • Provide multiple degree entry paths: The pathways are based on previous education and academic entrance criteria that support student achievement at a professional level.
  • Serve as a regional nursing education center for Southern Colorado: This is achieved by close collaboration with local and regional health care agencies to provide nursing programs.
  • Maintain educational excellence: This is to be demonstrated by a program status consistent with the Colorado Board of Nursing, national accrediting agency criteria and educational emphases on professional nursing standards.
  • Provide a supportive and caring learning environment: We plan to address the learning needs of a diverse student population.
  • Support role development: This will help graduates be responsive to the changing health care environment by redefining and maintaining competencies throughout one’s practice.

Spring 2022 Registration is Open

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Registration Requirements

Submit Proof of Vaccination or Exemption

CARES Funding

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CARES Funding is available for eligible students to help pay for cost of attendance needs such as food, housing, childcare, health care, course materials, technology, tuition assistance, and other critical needs.

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