Market Overview Names Top 50 Masters of Science in Nursing for 2018

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SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --, an industry-leading educational research organization, announces the release of their Best Online MSN Programs for 2018. They have identified the top 50 programs in the nation that are the best in the areas of curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

Leveraging an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys with current students and alumni, insights from health industry experts, and hiring managers from clinics and hospitals; over 800 online nursing degree programs were analyzed with 50 programs making it to the final 2018 list of the Best MSN Programs. The methodology also incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Most importantly, only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2024 there will be over a million career openings for registered nurses, largely due to the rising number of older Americans. With the nation on the verge of a severe shortage of well-trained nurses, there is an unprecedented need for advanced nursing degrees. Graduates of MSN programs are not just vital to the future of the healthcare industry, but the welfare of the country.

This is just one of the many reasons researched, analyzed, and ranked the top 50 MSN degree programs. View the complete ranking at:

2018 Best Online MSN Degree Programs (in alphabetical order):

Augusta University
Benedictine University
Briar Cliff University
California State University Dominguez Hills
California State University-Fullerton
Cedarville University
Clarkson College
Concordia University Wisconsin & Ann Arbor
Delta State University
Duke University
Duquesne University
Frontier Nursing University
Frostburg State University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southwestern State University
Johns Hopkins University
Loyola University New Orleans
Medical University of South Carolina
Mercy College
Messiah College
Nova Southeastern University
Roberts Wesleyan College
Rush University
Saint Xavier University
Simmons University
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Spring Arbor University
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Texas Tech University
The College of Saint Scholastica
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
The University of Kansas
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The University of Oklahoma
The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas Medical Branch
University of Central Florida
University of Cincinnati
University of Louisiana Lafayette
University of Missouri
University of Pittsburgh
University of Texas Medical Branch
Vanderbilt University

About was founded on the guiding principle that higher education offers its truest societal impact when students are empowered to align their career aspirations with their educational endeavors. Visitors of can find tools that were developed through proprietary data, user-friendly guides, and hundreds of independent program rankings.



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