Several undergraduate and graduate nursing degree programs offered through Angelo State University’s Archer College of Health and Human Services have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2019 by multiple higher education resource guides.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree. The NursingDegrees.com resource guide has ranked ASU No. 2 in the U.S. among the “Best Schools Offering Bachelor’s Programs in Nursing.”For undergraduate students, ASU offers a
Criteria for the rankings included accreditation, program offerings, available grants and financial aid, campus services, tuition costs, and retention and graduation rates – and were based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
For graduate nursing students, ASU offers an online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree program with two specialization options. The M.S.N.-Family Nurse Practitioner program is for nurses with a B.S.N. who wish to become advanced family practice nurses. The M.S.N.-Nurse Educator program is for nurses with a B.S.N. who wish to teach nursing at the college level and/or at health care institutions.
ASU’s online M.S.N. programs have been ranked No. 2 in the U.S. among the “Top 15 Most Affordable Nurse Practitioner Programs with Specializations” by the BestCollegesOnline.org resource guide.
More specifically, ASU’s online M.S.N.-FNP program received multiple national rankings, including:
- BestMedicalDegrees.com – No. 2 among the “30 Best Value Family Nurse Practitioner Online Programs”
- RegisteredNursing.org – No. 10 among the “Best FNP Graduate Certificate Programs”
Additionally, ASU’s online M.S.N.-Nurse Educator program has been ranked No. 7 in the U.S. among the “25 Most Affordable Online Master’s of Nursing Education Degrees” by AffordableSchools.net.
Each of the higher education guides formulates its rankings using similar criteria, including accreditation, academic quality, tuition costs, faculty credentials, student-to-faculty ratio, and available online learning technology.
All of ASU’s online and on-campus B.S.N. and M.S.N. degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-679, http://www.ccneaccreditation.org/ (CCNE) and approved by the Texas Board of Nursing.