Minnesota School of Business Reduces Nursing Program Tuition by $11,900

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By reducing the cost of its nursing program, the Minnesota School of Business wants to make it easier for students to pursue their health care careers.

97% of MSB's nursing graduates found jobs in 2011.

Globe University and The Minnesota School of Business (MSB) announced today that effective October 8, the beginning of fall quarter, the school will reduce its overall tuition for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program by a total of $11,900 over the course of the program. The accredited program offers nursing students the opportunity to receive a bachelor’s degree in less time than traditional programs while still providing the same quality, hands-on experiences they would receive at other education institutions.

The school hopes to attract students to its growing nursing program. “Our program offers quality education to the future nurses of our health care systems,” said Jeff Myhre, vice president at Globe University and The Minnesota School of Business. “We want to help reduce the barriers that our students may be facing by reducing the cost-per-credit load on our nursing tuition.”

The call for educating more nurses in the U.S. has come in part from a comprehensive report written by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). One of the report’s principal recommendations is to “increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by 2020.”

The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree program at MSB is currently offered at its Richfield campus. The twelve-quarter (three-year) nursing degree program provides rigorous training for the NCLEX-RN exam and helps students prepare to practice in a diverse global community.

In the most recent reporting year of 2011 the college’s nursing program had a 95 percent retention rate and 97 percent job placement rate.

For more information about The Minnesota School of Business BSN program, visit http://www.msbcollege.edu/degree-programs/health-sciences/nursing/ or call 1-877-655-7676.

Minnesota School of Business is part of a premier, family-managed system of career colleges, universities and training centers based in Woodbury, Minn. These specialty skills colleges prepare work-ready professionals for successful careers in a wide range of high-demand fields. Through its mission, We Care, the organization integrates hands-on and career-focused education with service- and applied-learning experiences that expose students to their communities and real-world situations. Programs offer undergraduate, diploma and graduate degrees in a wide range of career fields, including business and accounting, health sciences, legal sciences, technology, creative media and applied arts. More than 30 programs are available online. All academic programs are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information, visit msbcollege.edu.

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