Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

Foreword

v

 

A Note from the Petersonís Editors

vii

 

The Nursing School Adviser

 

 

Nursing Fact Sheet

2

 

Counselors of Care in the Modern Health-Care System

3

 

RNs Returning to School: Choosing a Nursing Program

5

 

Baccalaureate Programs

8

 

Masterís Programs

12

 

Accelerated Programs

15

 

The Nurse Ph.D.: A Vital Profession Needs Leaders

19

 

AACN Indicators of Quality in Research-Focused Doctoral Programs in Nursing

21

 

What You Need to Know About Online Learning

24

 

The International Nursing Student

27

 

Specialty Nursing Organizations

29

 

Paying for Your Nursing Education

33

 

Sources of Financial Aid for Nursing Students

38

 

Searching for Nursing Schools Online

41

 

How to Use This Guide

43

 

Quick-Reference Chart

 

 

Nursing Programs At-a-Glance

50

 

Profiles of Nursing Programs

 

 

U.S. and U.S. Territories

68

 

Canada

434

 

Close-Ups of Nursing Programs

 

 

Featured Schools

456

 

Indexes

 

 

Baccalaureate Programs

584

 

Masterís Degree Programs

605

 

Concentrations within Masterís Degree Programs

616

 

Doctoral Programs

629

 

Postdoctoral Programs

631

 

Distance Learning Programs

632

 

Continuing Education Programs

634

 

Alphabetical listing of Institutions

637