- Adult-Gerontological NP
- Advanced Public Health Nurse
- Accelerated BSN
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
What Is Cooperative Education?
COOPerative Education at the University of North Dakota Nursing program is an educational opportunity that encourages students to integrate classroom and laboratory learning with practical, professional experience in a health care agency. A joint agreement with the ND Board of Nursing enables this clinical experience because the student is enrolled in a class, are supervised by an RN in the agency and followed by an instructor.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible to participate in Cooperative Education, you must:
- be admitted and enrolled in the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines
- have satisfactorily completed N371
- have a GPA of at least 2.5
- be in good academic standing
How many credits is the cooperative education course?
Students may elect to register for either 1 or 2 credits.
1 credit equates to 120 – 300 work hours per semester (8 – 20 hours per week)
2 credits equates to 301 – 600 work hours per semester (21 – 40 hours per week)
How does Cooperative Education fit into my schedule?
There are two types of cooperative education experiences:
Parallel Co-op: Students work at Cooperative position part-time (often weekends) while attending regular classes.
Summer Co-op: Students are enrolled in a Co-op work experience rather than classes during the summer.