Indiana University Kokomo recently announced that it has received approval from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education to begin offering a masters degree in nursing, Inside Indiana Business reports. Officials told the news provider that the program is set to begin in the spring 2012 semester. The school will partner with Indiana University East to… Read More

Officials from Anna Maria College, located in Massachusetts, have recently announced the launch of its new online bachelor’s of nursing (BSN) degree program. The web-based registered nurse-to-bachelor’s-of-science-in-nursing (RN-BSN) degree program is geared toward holistic care with an emphasis on patient health concerning mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, officials said that the online curriculum will focus… Read More

The Ratitan Valley Community College (RVCC) will begin offering a new online degree program in health information technology beginning next year, reports The Messenger-Gazette. College officials told the news source that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been authorized to give $16 million in grants to community colleges in order to educate… Read More

Federal funding from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will help 60 nursing students to graduate from the University of Michigan-Flint (UMF), reports. Beneficiaries receive $22,000 Beneficiaries will each receive $22,000 to enroll in a new accelerated online master’s degree program in nursing. College officials told the news source that classes could start… Read More

The rising demand for employees in the nursing profession has opened a number of doors for individuals who are looking to pursue careers in the industry. Online programs can help working professionals earn a degree in nursing to broaden their job opportunities. This week, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (CCHS) announced that it will begin… Read More

According the the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job opportunities in the nursing profession are expected to grow at a faster rate than the national average by 2018. One university is designing a bachelor's degree program for its students to take advantage of the potential job openings in this field. Trocaire University announced last week… Read More

New Loyola Nursing Program

The nursing school at Loyola received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to develop the institution's new career track within the doctor of nursing practice program. The new curriculum, which is called Healthcare Quality Using Education in Safety and Technology (H-QUEST) allows students to select a focus within the nursing field, such… Read More

The Lewis and Clark Community School (LCCS) has received a federal grant to begin an accelerated program for nursing students. The school will receive a $309,440 grant to support a Registered Nurse Bridge Program. The curriculum is designed for students who have previously obtained a licensed practical nurse (LPN) certificate to complete an associate degree… Read More