Federal funding from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will help 60 nursing students to graduate from the University of Michigan-Flint (UMF), mlive.com 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

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

New statistics from the National Center of Education show that 39 percent of students attending college are now 25 years or older. As more adults attempt to return to school to earn higher degrees, the demand for flexible online programs is growing. Adult education enrollment figures have shown a jump in growth at the University… 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

This week, Chemeketa Community College announced that students who are looking to pursue careers in the field of nursing will be able to enroll at Linfield College as well to earn a four-year degree. A deal was finalized between the two schools on Tuesday, according to the Oregon Statesman Journal. Adult Education Programs Linfield College… Read More

Advanced nursing degrees are becoming more important in the healthcare industry. Furthermore, more hospitals are requiring nurses to make business decisions that affect patient outcomes, in addition to completing their established clinical and acute care duties. According to the American Sentinel University, as the current ecomony forces nursing facilities to downsize staff, more nurses are… Read More

St. Vincent's College (SVC) received approval to offer a four-year degree in nursing, and will allow practicing nurses to enroll in online classes starting in January 2010. The program requires occasional Saturday lab courses and sessions requiring clinical study. More hospitals are requiring nurses to have a bachelor's degree, as patients who have been cared… Read More