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Frontier Nursing University Ranks in Top 30 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by US News & World Report
HYDEN, KENTUCKY – Frontier Nursing University’s (FNU) master of science in nursing (MSN) program ranks in the 2015 Top 30 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by US News & World Report. FNU’s graduate-level distance education programs prepare registered nurses to be advanced practice nurses and midwives who provide primary care to women and families with an emphasis on rural and underserved populations.
FNU is listed as #28 out of nearly 140 online nursing programs. U.S. News evaluated several factors to rank the best online graduate nursing degree programs, including peer reputation, student engagement, faculty credentials, graduation rates and student support services. US News and World Report released rankings to cover online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business, education, nursing, criminal justice and computer information technology. More than 1,200 distance education programs were considered for this year’s rankings.
FNU President Dr. Susan Stone. shares, “With 75 years of experience in educating nurses and midwives, Frontier Nursing University is honored to be recognized as one of the top online graduate nursing programs in the nation. We strive to ensure that our distance learning programs reach registered nurses in all communities, especially rural and underserved areas.”
FNU also maintains its ranking in the US News & World Report’s Top 50 Graduate Schools of Nursing which it has held since 2011. In addition, two of FNU ‘s online specialty graduate nursing programs have maintained their rankings in the US News & World Report’s Top 15 nurse-midwifery and family nurse practitioner programs.