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AS Nursing

The UNM-Gallup nursing program is an Associate Degree program with full approval from the New Mexico Board of Nursing through December 2015. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national exam (NCLEX-RN) for RN licensure. Up to 28 qualified students are accepted into the program in January and August. Applications are accepted in the nursing department until the last Friday in October and May for admission the following semester. Prerequisites are to be completed at the time of application. An admission exam is administered to all applicants and admission is based on prerequisite grades as well as performance on the entrance exam. The nursing program consists of four semesters of nursing courses.


UNM-Gallup Associate of Science Nursing program has been granted programmatic accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) through 2019.

The AS Nursing application deadline has been re-scheduled to Friday, December 11 at NOON. Students who plan to apply for Spring 2016 are still required to attend an Information Session and meet with the nursing advisor prior to Thursday, October 22. The TEAS test date will remain on Friday, October 23, 2015. More information will be provided at the Information Sessions.

Workshop Dates


Please note: The student nurse uniform is now a royal blue top and pewter gray pants

AS Nursing


Elaine Chen,Academic Advisor
(505)726.63.08 - GNCC 142

Kelley Schukar, RN, MSN,Faculty
(505) 726.63.00 - GNCC 150

Cindy Torres, RN, MSN,Faculty
(505) 863.76.67 - GNCC 152

Michelle Kellywood-Yazzie, RN, MSN,Faculty
(505) 863.75.16 - GNCC 162

Monica Wyaco,Administrative Assistant
(505) 863.75.14 - GNCC 144

Smita Rashid, RN, MSN,Faculty (Visiting)
(505) 863.75.17 - GNCC 158

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