Colorado Christian University has a new program that helps working adults obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing – without leaving their jobs for full-time study.

The program offers satellite classrooms, online study options and more than 24 statewide locations for clinical experiences, means that working adults can earn their degrees while living anywhere in the state.

Enrollment for the program starts this fall, and the first class of students will graduate in 2012.

Classes will be offered in Colorado Springs, as well as at the Denver Tech Center.

CCU’s statewide program also offers courses in two of the newest, cutting-edge fields of medicine – genetics and global health care. Students will gain literacy in Spanish and could go to international locations for clinical experiences.