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Best Online Nursing Master's Programs Announced

February 3, 2022

Black male in scrubs and a gown preparing to use ventilation bag on a manikin while another nurse looks on.U.S. News and World Report announced their Best Online Master’s in Nursing programs, including rankings in nursing specialty areas. Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) is now ranked 12 out of 77 private institutions, placing the online program in the top 15 percent and 55 out of the 194 ranked programs.

“The innovative, evidence-based, and practical pedagogy provided by our College along with the strength and commitment to and of our faculty, who deliver an exceptional and interdisciplinary education to our students, is certainly key to this important acknowledgement,” said CNHP Dean Laura N. Gitlin, PhD.

In the specialties U.S. News and World Report ranks, the College of Nursing and Health Professions jumped to #2 in Nursing Education and ranked #7 in Nursing Administration, #8 in Nurse Practitioner – Family and #16 in Nursing Programs for Veterans.

“The pandemic has demonstrated, as an educational institution, our nurses are prepared to provide the highest quality and compassionate care no matter the situation,” said Kym Montgomery, DNP, senior associate dean of Nursing and Student Affairs and chief academic nursing officer. “Student success in all areas of nursing is our main focus. This is a reflection of the dedication and talent of our faculty who train our online master-level nursing students and our professional staff. Innovative instruction in leadership, education and clinical practice promotes exceptional nurses of tomorrow,” Montgomery furthered.

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions prepares exemplary and compassionate health professionals through technology-infused and evidence-based programs. The College is committed to leading the way in improving health and reducing health disparities through innovation, collaboration and integration of research, practice and education.