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Kentucky Christian University’s online MSN/Nurse Practitioner Program ranks as Kentucky’s overall best

GRAYSON – The Kentucky Christian University (KCU) Yancey School of Nursing announces thatNursePractitionerOnline.com ranked its Online MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program as Kentucky’s best overall program.

The program’s rating comes on the heels of its ranking by the same rating organization in fall 2021 as being among the Top 10 Online MSN/FNP programs in the U.S.  The program is further recognized as one of Kentucky’s Best Value Family Nurse Practitioner Programs by GraduateNursing.edu.

Yancey School of Nursing Dean and Chief Nurse Administrator, Dr. Carol Brickey states, “KCU understands the importance of online learning for working nurses with busy lives who are looking to advance their careers. Candidates are seeking flexibility, affordability, quality, and rigor. Our program delivers all these elements.”

The KCU Online MSN/FNP Program, which is accepting applications for the fall 2022 semester through August 1, enables students to take and pay for one course at a time, with a total of 14 courses delivered over seven semesters. Students have flexibility to complete their clinical requirements in their home communities, no matter where they live.

Dr. Brickey continued, “Something that makes the KCU Yancey School of Nursing special is how we support and embrace our students. This is true for in-person and online students. Our small cohort model allows faculty and staff to know and build relationships that foster individualized educational experiences. Our goal is to serve the unique needs of each student.”

Established in 2001, the KCU Yancey School of Nursing views the nursing profession as a ministry of compassionate, competent and comprehensive physical, psychosocial and spiritual caring. The University has a history of producing exemplary nursing graduates who excel clinically and professionally.

NursePractitionerOnline.com created its rankings methodology by building a database of online nurse practitioner programs of all degree levels and specializations across the U.S., through various means, including making a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Individuals interested in enrolling in KCU’s Online MSN/FNP program, may contact a faculty member for more information or apply by visiting www.kcunursing.com.  In addition, Dr. Carol Brickey and MSN Program Coordinator, Kristin Geyer, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, will be hosting a live question-and-answer session about the MSN/FNP and other nursing programs on the KCU Yancey School of Nursing Facebook page on Monday, July 18 at 8 p.m.



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