Nursing

NursingThe Nursing Department prepares graduates to work as health care professionals with specialized skills in public health.

As part of the five-year program, students are required to participate in multiple week-long practical experiences in both the capital city of La Paz and various clinics and public health posts throughout the rural area in the Department of La Paz.

In order to graduate, students must complete 48 obligatory courses as well complete either a final thesis project or a year-long residency program that includes three months at four different sites throughout the Department of La Paz.

Department Director: Wanda Duran, UAC-CP ’07