The University of New Mexico, Gallup Branch

UNM Gallup logo

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 Fall 2015 Nursing Application Packet is coming soon.

Recent Test Update: TEAS test will be administered on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. More information about the test will be provided in the Nursing Application Packet. Please continue to check the website for updates.

Are you applying for the Fall 2015 semester or thinking about it?
Please plan on attending one of our Nursing Application Workshops:

Friday, April 17
Thursday, May 7
Thursday, May 14

Where: Nursing Career Center, Rm 135
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Nursing Application Workshops Flyer PDF

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