Nursing Industry Challenges Addressed with Launch of Innovative Online Nursing, Health Professions Programs

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Drexel University’s online subsidiary, Drexel e-Learning, recently announced the launch of several new online healthcare programs that it will be unveiling this September. Offered by Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, the new programs include an online Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration, a Master’s in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice, and a Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice.

As advancements are made in the 21st Century, new opportunities and challenges arise. Drawing on its excellence of successfully educating nurses, Drexel University’s online subsidiary, Drexel e-Learning, recently announced the launch of several new online healthcare programs that it will be unveiling this September. Offered by Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, the new programs include an online Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration, a Master’s in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice, and a Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice.

"We are excited to provide busy nursing and healthcare professionals with an online learning venue in disciplines that are showing an increased demand from employers in the healthcare industry. These new degree programs are responsive to the needs of health care and are excellent additions to our existing online programs at Drexel,” said Dr. Gloria Donnelly, Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions. “Through the practicality and convenience of online education, nurses and other healthcare professionals can acquire the knowledge and skills they need to become leaders in their field, from one of America’s leading academic institutions.”

Combining the convenience of online study with the academic rigor and reputation of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel offers high-level graduate programs with strong foundations in theory, to equip students with the skills necessary to grasp and develop new trends in the field. Drawing on the diverse expertise of distinguished Drexel University faculty, the highly interactive online learning format enhances opportunities for interaction among peers and with instructors who are committed to their students' success.

“At Drexel, we do not distinguish between our online and our on-campus students,” says Dr. Kenneth Hartman, Academic Director of Drexel e-Learning. “Our online degrees and certificates follow the same rigorous academic standards as our on-campus programs and are taught by the same renowned faculty to ensure that our online students obtain the same respected Drexel University education.”

To learn more about Drexel University’s online programs in nursing and health professions, please visit http://www.drexel.com or call Drexel toll-free at (877) 215-0009.

About Drexel eLearning

Drexel e-Learning, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drexel University, specializing in innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the U.S. and abroad. A pioneer in online education, Drexel has offered programs online since 1997. For more information, visit http://www.drexel.com.

About Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions

Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions has a national reputation as a leader in nursing education for over 130 years. Its origins date back to the former Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania (est. 1864) and the Hahnemann Hospital Training School for Nurses (est. 1890). Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions serves more than 1,500 students and offers certificates and nursing degrees online through several master's degree programs and bachelor's degree programs. A pioneer in online education, the College of Nursing has offered nursing degrees online through eLearning since 1997.

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