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COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women’s RN to BSN program was recently ranked highest in the state by an online publishing group.

Registerednursing.org has ranked The W’s online RN-to-Bsn program No. 1 in the 2019- Best Online RN to BSN Programs in Mississippi.

“We are very pleased to have our RN to BSN program recognized as number one in the state. The ranking takes note of the fact that the faculty and staff continue to be dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards while assisting each individual student. The program takes pride in making the transition to a BSN degree as seamless as possible for the working nurse,” said Dr. Tammie McCoy, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The site stated, “The Mississippi University for Women’s online RN-to-BSN program gives licensed registered nurses a trusted, tested way to accelerate their careers.”

The online ranking recognized The W for excellence, affordability and the online format of the program while also highlighting that clinical experiences are woven into the online curriculum for immediate absorption by students.

To establish the rankings, the site analyzed nursing programs accreditation, online options, tuition and fees and graduation rates.

The site also noted, “Coursework focuses on evidence-based practice, health assessment, community nursing practice and leadership.”

The W’s RN/BSN Advanced Placement Option is designed for the working registered nurse who is interested in a flexible learning option to obtain a baccalaureate degree. The W offers both a partial distance option and total distance option based on the student’s needs. The RN/BSN Advanced Placement Option is housed at The W's Tupelo Campus.

Registerednursing.org mission is to promote excellence in nursing through enabling future and current nurses with the education and employment resources they need to succeed.

For more information on The W’s RN/BSN Advance Placement Option, please visit: http://www.muw.edu/nhs/bsn/rnbsn.


August 1, 2019
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