Names Top 50 Masters of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner for 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018 Nursing Profession News
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SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --, an industry-leading educational research organization,

announces the release of their Best Online Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs for 2018. They have identified the top 50 programs in the nation that are the best in the areas of curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

Leveraging an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys with current students and alumni, insights from health industry experts, and hiring managers from clinics and hospitals; every online health administration degree program was analyzed with 50 programs making it to the final 2018 list of the Best Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs. The methodology also incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Most importantly, only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a 15% annual growth in demand for graduates of this degree program, which is faster than the average for all occupations. "Our research shows that by 2024 there will be over a million career openings for registered nurses, largely due to the rising number of older Americans." stated Barbara Montgomery, Program Recognition Manager. "With the nation on the verge of a severe shortage of well-trained nurses, there is an unprecedented need for advanced nursing degrees." This is just one of the many reasons researched, analyzed, and ranked the top 50 Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner degree programs. View the complete ranking at:

2018 Best Online Masters of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner (in alphabetical order):

Angelo State University Ball State University Baylor University Boise State University Briar Cliff University Clarkson College Columbus State University Delta State University Eastern Kentucky University Frontier Nursing University George Washington University Georgetown University Georgia Southern University Georgia SouthWestern State University Graceland University Illinois State University Loyola University New Orleans Maryville University of Saint Louis McNeese State University MCPHS University Medical University of South Carolina Northern Arizona University Northwestern State University Regis University Samuel Merritt University Seton Hall University Simmons University Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Stony Brook University Tennessee State University Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Texas Tech University The College of Saint Scholastica The University of Alabama in Huntsville The University of Texas at Tyler The University of Texas Medical Branch Thomas Jefferson University University of Cincinnati University of Colorado University of Connecticut University of Detroit Mercy University of Missouri University of Missouri-Kansas City University of North Dakota University of South Alabama University of South Carolina-Columbia Upstate Medical University Westchester University Wright State University-Main Campus

About was founded on the guiding principle that higher education offers its truest societal impact when students are empowered to align their career aspirations with their educational endeavors. Visitors of can find tools that were developed through proprietary data, user-friendly guides, and hundreds of independent program rankings.



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