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Dillard University will offer first Master of Science in Nursing in fall 2023 (526 hits)


NEW ORLEANS ó Dillard University is celebrating the addition of a new program.

They will offer a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) through its College of Nursing beginning the fall 2023 semester. Students can now apply for the inaugural cohort. The M.S.N. will be the first masterís degree in Dillardís 153-year history. The M.S.N. is a 12-course, 36-39 credit hour hybrid degree program designed to be completed in four consecutive semesters for full-time students and six semesters for part-time students. Program options include Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator and Nurse Entrepreneur

Dr. Rochelle Ford, Dillard University's president, says it is apropos that the nursing program is home to the Universityís first masterís degree. ďOur nursing program is an historical program; we are known for our exceptional graduates in the field, many of whom have earned advanced credentials and degrees."

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing reports the need for registered nurses will increase to 1.1 million in 2025 with a growth rate of 7% until 2029; however, Dillard also recognizes the need for nurse educators and administrators.

SOURCE WDSU News
Posted By: SofŪa Montiel
Monday, May 15th 2023 at 2:43PM
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