News | October 24, 2018

SIUE School Of Nursing Is Among Most Affordable Online Colleges For Master's And DNP

Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing (SON) is among the 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges for master’s in healthcare and nursing administration (HCNA) and doctor of nursing practice (DNP), according to SR Education Group, an education research publisher founded in 2004.

“Our School of Nursing is proud to offer high quality graduate programs that meet the workforce needs of the region, and to do so cost-effectively for the nurse who is pursuing graduate education,” said SON Dean Laura Bernaix, PhD. “Our contemporary curricula helps prepare expert nurses for leadership in professional nursing practice and patient-centered healthcare delivery. We are thrilled to be recognized for these contributions.”

The 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges rankings represent online schools across the nation that are committed to providing affordable, economical options for students. SIUE ranked 8th for master’s in HCNA and 23rd in DNP. See the full lists for master’s and DNP.

The SON HCNA program prepares nurses for entry into management positions in healthcare organizations and refines the skills of experienced nurse managers to mentor them for executive-level positions. Graduates will collaborate with other healthcare professionals to help transform patient care and improve outcomes.

The SON DNP program is designed for nurses holding a master’s degree as an advanced practice nurse or holding a bachelor’s in nursing and a master’s appropriate to their advance nursing practice role. Guided by faculty mentors, DNP candidates enrich and deepen their specialty practice by engaging in transformative educational activities.

SR Education Group annually researches the tuition rates of every accredited college offering fully online degrees in order to determine and rank the most affordable options.

The SIUE School of Nursing’s programs are committed to creating excellence in nursing leadership through innovative teaching, evidence-based practice, quality research, patient advocacy and community service. Enrolling nearly 1,400 students in its baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs, the School develops leaders in pursuit of shaping the nursing profession and impacting the health care environment. SIUE’s undergraduate nursing programs on the Edwardsville campus and the regional campus in Carbondale help to solve the region’s shortage of baccalaureate-prepared nurses and enhance the quality of nursing practice within all patient service venues. The School’s graduate programs prepare nurses for advanced roles in clinical practice, administration and education.

SOURCE: PRWeb

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