photo - CMC nursing students practice in a lab.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing at CMC

CMC nursing graduates are well trained to take the NCLEX-RN exam and earn their RN license

The CMC nursing program provides students with opportunities to enter the nursing profession. We emphasize early experiential learning through clinical experiences in a variety of healthcare settings. You will have practical experience working in:

  • Acute care hospitals
  • Ambulatory care settings
  • Clinics, home health
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Physicians’ offices
  • and other healthcare systems

National Council Licensure Examination

Colorado Mountain College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing enables graduates to be eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nursing. CMC nursing program graduates demonstrate a high success rate at or above the national and state NCLEX pass rate.

First-Time Pass Rate for CMC Nursing Students vs. National Average

CMC Nursing National
2015-2016 91.05% 81.68%
2014-2015 89.16% 82%
2013-2014 90.07% 79.26%

All percentages 3-year mean.

Program at a Glance

Degree: Nursing  AAS

COST PER CREDIT: $65 In-district
$147 In-state
$440 Out-of-state

Questions? 800-621-8559
Download the AAS Nursing Application (pdf)

Fall Information Sessions

Come meet with us. Bring your questions about the program or application process.

Associates: Weds, Oct 4, 2017, 3:30pm
CMC Glenwood Springs, Room 207

Associates: Thurs, Oct 26, 2017, 12pm
CMC Spring Valley, Calaway Center, Room 127

Associates: Weds, Oct 18, 2017, 1 pm
CMC Dillon, Room 102

Associates: Tues, Nov 7, 2017, 4pm
CMC Breckenridge, Auditorium

logo: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)AAS Nursing Degree Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326. Their telephone number is 404-975-5000.

This program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1350, Denver, Colorado, 80202. Their phone number is 303-894-2430.

Download AAS Nursing Program Brochure (pdf)

 Download the CMC Nursing Program Student Handbook (pdf)