Which Option is Right for You?
Metropolitan State University of Denver Department of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with two options.
Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Completion Option (BRNCO)
Designed for students who have graduated from an Associate Degree or Diploma Nursing Program, have a current unencumbered Colorado RN License in good standing and who wish to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This program allows working RNs to complete their BSN at a pace that allows full employment.
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 program, graduates receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and are eligible to take the RN licensing exam (NCLEX-RN).
Nursing Program Background Check and Drug Screening
The clinical sites used in the Metropolitan State University of Denver nursing program require background checks of all potential students who complete clinical experiences as part of their educational program. For more information concerning disqualifying offenses, please look at the Nursing Program Background Check ( 64 KB)
Program Data for the Department of Nursing:
Fall 2012 Program Data and Information (1,042 KB)