FRCC, Metro State set information sessions about RN-to-BSN program

WESTMINSTER, Colo. – Information sessions on Wednesday, Nov. 17, will explain a program taught at Front Range Community College for registered nurses with associate degrees to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Metropolitan State College of Denver.

The sessions are from 1 to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 5 p.m. Interested registered nurses should attend one of the sessions. They will learn about application procedures, course and degree requirements, and other information about program entry for fall semester 2011.

Current and prospective FRCC and other community college nursing students are also invited to attend as part of their career and educational-planning process. Pending examination of college transcript, any registered nurse with an associate degree could be eligible for the program, not just graduates of FRCC.

The sessions are in Room B0302 at the Westminster Campus, 3645 W. 112th Ave.

For more information, contact Ranae Shrader, Metro State Nursing Department, at 303-556-3668, or Kathy Trummer, FRCC Nursing Department, at 303-404-5210.

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education serving more than 151,000 students annually. CCCS oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and seven other post-secondary institutions.

With more than 24,000 students, Metro State is Colorado’s leader in educating undergraduate Coloradans. Starting in the fall of 2010, the College is offering master’s degrees in accounting and teacher education, with plans to offer a master’s in social work in fall 2011. The College enrolls the highest number of students of color among four-year colleges in the state. It boasts 67,500 alumni, the bulk of whom remain in Colorado after graduation.

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