Bryan College of Health Sciences to offer Education Doctorate with Emphasis in Nursing Education, Bryan Health - Lincoln, NE
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Published on August 17, 2015

Bryan College of Health Sciences to offer Education Doctorate with Emphasis in Nursing Education

Bryan College of Health Sciences is pleased to announce that it will offer the program of studies leading to an Education Doctorate (Ed.D.) with an emphasis in Nursing Education beginning with the spring semester of 2016.

The Education Doctorate with an emphasis in Nursing Education degree at Bryan College of Health Sciences is one of only eight such programs in the United States and is the first of its kind to be offered in the Midwest. It is a 54-credit curriculum that can be completed in four years and is designed for working professionals who hold the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. The program format includes face-to-face, classroom and online interaction, with nearly 75 percent of the coursework being completed online.

“We are pleased to be able to support the increasing need for nursing educators, who in turn will help meet the critical need for more nurses throughout our country,” said Marilyn Moore, president of the Bryan College of Health Sciences. “As many nursing faculty members approach retirement and accreditation standards require an increasing number of doctoral prepared educators, this program will meet the need for highly educated faculty members in nursing colleges throughout the Midwest.”

Bryan College of Health Sciences is part of Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and specialized accrediting agencies in health care education. Undergraduate degrees are offered in nursing, sonography, biomedical sciences and health professions. The College also provides masters degrees in nursing education and nursing leadership and a doctoral degree in nurse anesthesia practice. More than 5,000 students have graduated from the institution and its predecessor institutions since the mid 1920s.

To learn more about the Education Doctorate with an emphasis in Nursing Education degree program at Bryan College of Health Sciences, contact Dr. Marcia Kube, Dean of Graduate Nursing, at 402-481-8845 or via email at marcia.kube@bryanhealth.edu. For a complete list of degree program offered at Bryan College of Health Sciences, please visit www.bryanhealthcollege.edu.

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