Morningside College hopes to help fill a national shortage in nursing by offering its first doctoral program this fall, a Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Jackie Barber, dean of the Morningside College Nylen School of Nursing, says the 30-credit program will offer two tracks:
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The doctoral program will be delivered online and is designed for working nurses seeking advancement as leaders in health care:
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Barber expects the initial cohort to be around 6-8 students.
Going forward, rolling enrollment options in fall, spring, and summer will be available.