Eric Foster Nursing MSN DNP
Eric Foster graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2018 with his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner specialization. Foster said he was motivated to get his MSN degree because he wanted to maximize his capabilities and take his career to its full potential. He chose EKU because he...
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Graduate Nursing Programs
Eastern Kentucky University’s online degree programs have once again been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This year, EKU’s online Master of Science in Nursing program was ranked #10 in the nation for Best Graduate Nursing programs for Veterans.
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Angela Wood Nursing
EKU instructor, Angela Wood believes in taking an active part in her student’s educational experience and promoting student connectedness. She goes above and beyond to ensure her online students have opportunities to interact and engage with her. Wood’s enthusiasm for her field and dedication to student advocacy makes her a particular point of pride on...
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Nurse Practitioner Examining Baby
Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the nation for chronic disease such as heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. At the same time, almost half of Kentucky counties are designated health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). This can mean lack of the most basic healthcare for people in those areas. Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) are...
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Masters in Nursing MSN at work
The healthcare industry continues to evolve and so does nursing practice. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for advanced practice nurses is projected to grow 26 percent by 2028. Earning your master’s degree as a nurse not only opens up more career opportunities, but also increases your earning potential. According to PayScale,...
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pmhnp edumed
The PMHNP program has a history of distinction at EKU, earning national recognition with U.S. News & World Report ranking it among the top 50 best online graduate nursing programs in the country. It has a high certification exam pass rate and prepares students to meet the population’s growing mental health needs in private practice,...
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Tiffany Stradling and family
EKU Online MSN student Tiffany Stradling has adopted an attitude of service for herself and her family. The busy mother of five takes her older children, 9-year-old twin girls, Ellie and Kate, and 7-year-old son, Colter, to volunteer for Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit that delivers food around the world.
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2017 Top Online Masters in Nursing
The EKU Online MSN programs are among the educational options rated highly by SR Education Group. The organization ranked Eastern Kentucky University #20 among online master’s degree programs in nursing. EKU is also one of the more affordable schools to make the list.
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