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Nursing now offering online master’s in nursing education
DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University’s
College of Nursing is offering a new online master of science
in nursing education degree for nurses who wish to become
nurse educators. The university is accepting students for
the new 100 percent online degree program for fall 2007 and
spring 2008 enrollment.
MS in nursing education program puts TWU in a very competitive
position to recruit outstanding nurses who want to become
educators,” said Dr. Pat Holden-Huchton, associate dean
of the TWU College of Nursing in Denton. “TWU will also
benefit by providing a very real solution to both the nursing
shortage and the nursing faculty shortage in Texas and the
The online MS in
nursing education is a 36-hour program that is completed entirely
online over three semesters.
The Texas Legislature
recently awarded TWU $714,000 over two years for the online
MS in nursing education program. The funds will be used for
stipends to recruit students.
Stipends of $30,000
are available for Texas residents accepted to the program
who are full-time graduate students taking 12 credit hours
each semester and commit to teach full time in an accredited
nursing program in a Texas state-supported university or community
college for two years after graduating.
“We are so
appreciative of the financial support for this initiative
from the 80th legislative session,” Dr. Marcia Hern,
dean of the TWU College of Nursing, said.
The program is
available through TWU’s Denton, Dallas and Houston campuses.
For more information
and admission requirements, visit www.twu.edu/nursing or contact
Dr. Rae Langford, program coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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