High School Students 2019-09-18T09:37:26-06:00


SWCAHEC, in partnership with other state and federal organizations, provides many opportunities for both college and high school students to take advantage of learning programs.

College and Higher Education

SWCAHEC can assist and be a valuable resource for college students obtaining their first-time degrees and professionals seeking higher degrees. Visit ColoradoHealthCareers.org for health career surveys that help determine if a health career is right for you. A Colorado Health Career Guide is also available.

NEW! Southwest Colorado Community College and the University of Colorado College of Nursing have partnered with SW Colorado AHEC to offer two unique programs in SW Colorado: a dual enrollment program and an RN to BSN Program. Contact info@swcahec.org for more information!

Other valuable resources to help guide you:
collegeincolorado.org – Free website to explore post high school education opportunities, plan strategies, advance possibilities.
educationcents.org – Information to better understand financial matters and to provide the tools needed to help finance higher education

Southwest Colorado Community College offers a number of resources and courses for students interested in health and wellness fields. Courses are offered in person or online:

Course Catalog

Pueblo Community College

Career Connections

Online Courses Learn about Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs available in Colorado.

Online BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP Programs Available in Colorado, visit their website: http://www.doctorofnursingpracticednp.org/colorado