This is a critical credential for RNs seeking to advance in their careers,” said Dr. Wanda Sparks, Department Chair. “Now, RNs who wish to become effective nurse educators in a variety of settings have some financial help toward achieving their goal.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2013
Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) today announced a new scholarship program for those seeking to earn their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree online. The scholarship is open to RNs with their bachelor’s degree in nursing and awards $8,250 toward the MSN program.
The MSN prepares students for a variety of educational roles in both clinical and academic settings. “This is a critical credential for RNs seeking to advance in their careers,” said Dr. Wanda Sparks, Department Chair. “Now, RNs who wish to become effective nurse educators in a variety of settings have some financial help toward achieving their goal.”
Those interested in the online MSN at OLLU can choose from two specializations that match current and future demands in nursing practice:
Students gain skills in leadership, ethics, and financial management to improve administrative systems while promoting quality patient care
Students learn how to train the next generation of nurses with a deep understanding of teaching and learning strategies
OLLU was recently elevated to the national category in America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report and is a top Texas private university for awarding master’s degrees to Hispanics, according to rankings from The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine (2011).
For more information about the online Master’s in Nursing from OLLU and to be considered for a scholarship, call 855-275-1082 to speak with an admissions advisor or visit onlineprograms.ollusa.edu.
About Our Lady of the Lake University:
Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University is a small, Catholic, private university located in San Antonio, Texas. Built on the trust and belief in God’s providence, the university hews to its mission of ensuring a valuable learning experience for all students; fostering growth spiritually, personally, and professionally; and preparing students for success and service to society. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.