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


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.

The Spring 2015 Application has closed. Please check back in the Spring for information pertaining to the Fall 2015 application cycle.

Nursing Application Packet


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

AS Nursing


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

Karessa Kee,Program Specialist
Phone: (505) 863.75.99 - Room: GNCC 137

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

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

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

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

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