July 25, 2022

11 schools starting nursing programs

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

Eleven schools have recently started nursing programs and partnerships to address the persistent nursing shortages around the country, the July 19 Becker’s Hospital Review reports.

Included in the list:

  • Yale School of Nursing in Orange, Connecticut, began an online master’s degree program.
  • Penn Nursing in Philadelphia began an online Master of Science in nutritional science degree program.
  • University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut, began a summer program for high school juniors and seniors.
  • Medical Center Health System and Odessa College in Odessa, Texas, entered an agreement to help cover the cost of tuition for nursing students.
  • West Virginia University Health System in Morgantown began an associate degree nursing program.
  • Wood County Technical Center, Parkersburg, West Virginia, is offering free tuition for its adult practical nursing program.
  • Johnson Memorial Health and Ivy Tech Community College in Franklin, Indiana, are partnering to provide training and immediate employment for certified nursing assistants.
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville partnered with the University of Tennessee College of Nursing and Lincoln Memorial University Caylor School of Nursing in Tampa, Florida, on a program that provides nurses with work experience and guarantees employment at the center.
  • Herzing University in Milwaukee began an online Master of Science in nursing program.
  • Northshore Technical Community College in Hammond, Louisiana, began a dual-enrolled practical nursing cohort for high school students.
  • Florida State University’s College of Nursing in Tallahassee is now admitting nursing students every spring, summer, and fall semester to triple its intake.

More new programs will be added to this list when they are available.

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