Names Top 50 Masters of Science in Nursing for 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018 Research News
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SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --, an industry-leading educational research organization,

announces the release of their Best Online MSN 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; over 800 online nursing degree programs were analyzed with 50 programs making it to the final 2018 list of the Best MSN 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, by 2024 there will be over a million career openings for registered nurses, largely due to the rising number of older Americans. With the nation on the verge of a severe shortage of well-trained nurses, there is an unprecedented need for advanced nursing degrees. Graduates of MSN programs are not just vital to the future of the healthcare industry, but the welfare of the country.

This is just one of the many reasons researched, analyzed, and ranked the top 50 MSN degree programs. View the complete ranking at:

2018 Best Online MSN Degree Programs (in alphabetical order):

Augusta University Benedictine University Briar Cliff University California State University Dominguez Hills California State University-Fullerton Cedarville University Clarkson College Concordia University Wisconsin & Ann Arbor Delta State University Duke University Duquesne University Frontier Nursing University Frostburg State University George Washington University Georgetown University Georgia Southern University Georgia Southwestern State University Johns Hopkins University Loyola University New Orleans Medical University of South Carolina Mercy College Messiah College Nova Southeastern University Roberts Wesleyan College Rush University Saint Xavier University Simmons University Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Spring Arbor University SUNY Polytechnic Institute Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Texas Tech University The College of Saint Scholastica The University of Alabama in Huntsville The University of Kansas The University of North Carolina at Greensboro The University of Oklahoma The University of Texas at Tyler The University of Texas Medical Branch University of Central Florida University of Cincinnati University of Louisiana Lafayette University of Missouri University of Pittsburgh University of Texas Medical Branch Vanderbilt University

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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