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UNLV earns spot among top 10% of online graduate nursing programs, per U.S. News report

Monday February 10, 2014
Carolyn Yucha, RN
Carolyn Yucha, RN
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing earned a spot among the country’s top 10% of online graduate nursing programs according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report of best online graduate degree programs.

The school’s MSN program ranked 10th out of 130 surveyed programs that offer curricula entirely online, according to a news release.

This is the second time UNLV School of Nursing has appeared among the list’s top 20 programs, which U.S. News began in 2012.

“We continually seek feedback from students, and implement new techniques to enhance our online graduate programs,” Carolyn Yucha, RN, PhD, FAAN, CNE, dean of the UNLV School of Nursing, said in a news release. “Our efforts help students from around the country receive individualized attention from our highly qualified faculty members, enabling them to connect personally with their instructors and develop a deeper understanding of the material.”

The school’s master’s program offers two tracks — family nurse practitioner and nurse educator — that prepare advanced clinicians and educators in nursing to serve the health needs of the community and educate future nursing care providers.

For more information, visit www.USNEWS.com/Education/Online-Education. Then scroll down and click on the Graduate Nursing Programs tab.


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