Herzing University School of Nursing opens to help address lingering talent shortage in industry

New “End to End” Nursing Curriculum Now Available for Students

MILWAUKEE, August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Herzing University, a private, nonprofit institution with 10 campuses in seven states, today announced the launch of the Herzing University School of Nursing. Intended to provide students with an end-to-end educational path to a variety of nursing specializations, the School of Nursing will allow students of all backgrounds and levels of experience to access education, training professional and career-seeking resources needed to pursue their chosen field. interest.

At a time when talent is an essential and limited resource —13 million nurses will be needed worldwide over the next decade to meet the high demand for healthcare professionals – the many accredited programs within the School of Nursing will attract a new generation of dedicated and enthusiastic healthcare workers while providing the current workforce with access to new skills and more opportunities for career development.

“With the shortage of nurses, the types of in-demand nursing programs we offer are more valuable than ever. Our educational pathways, including our hybrid and online pathways, provide more opportunities for current nursing professionals and those who wish to enter the healthcare sector.to enroll quickly, obtain the necessary skills, and then enter a new or expanded career where they can then help their local community.We believe that the nursing school of the Herzing University can provide a degree and career path to any current or future healthcare worker,” said Renee HerzingPresident of Herzing University.

Since the start of Herzing University‘s inaugural nursing program, more than 8,000 graduates have earned a nursing degree. Current degree programs within the School of Nursing include:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Post-master’s certificates
  • Master in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Auxiliary nurse diploma

The launch of the School of Nursing also helps strengthen the role Herzing graduates can have in their own communities by re-entering the workforce to help those with similar backgrounds. The results showed that minority nurses make up only 16.8% of the registered nurse (RN) workforce, but make up more than a third of the US population.I In 2021, 52% of nursing students enrolled at Herzing were a minority.

“At Herzing, we strive to provide quality nursing education that prepares every student, regardless of background, to support their community’s health care system and become a role model for those who live in the communities they live in. they represent,” said Renee Herzing. “We are well aware of the effects of the shortage of healthcare personnel, but also very aware of the impact that any healthcare worker can have on their patient and their loved ones. This is why the launch of the school of Herzing University nurses are needed now more than ever.”

Herzing University offers more than 50 online degree programs in health, technology, business, and public safety, and is located on 10 ground campuses nationwide. For more information on Herzing University’s new nursing program, visit www.herzing.edu.

About Herzing University
Herzing University is an accredited, private, nonprofit institution with 10 campuses in seven states and an online division. Founded in Milwaukee in 1965, Herzing had more than 40,000 graduates and offered a range of doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, associate’s, and diploma programs. Areas of study include nursing, health care, behavioral health, technology, business, and public safety. The Herzing School of Nursing offers online and on-campus programs ranging from entry-level practical nursing to the terminal degree, Doctor of Nursing Practice. From 2013 to 2022, US news and world report recognized Herzing University as having some of the best online programs nationally. Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. More information about Herzing University is available at www.herzing.edu.

I Phillips, Janice M, PhD, RN, FAAN and MaloneBeverly, PhD, RN, FAAN, “Increasing racial/ethnic diversity in nursing to reduce health disparities and achieve health equity,” Public Health Reports, 2014 January-February. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3863700

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