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4 Reasons Why RNs Should Pursue a BSN

4 Reasons Why RNs Should Pursue a BSN

  America’s healthcare industry is changing at a rapid rate. Due to this, the demand for individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is higher than ever. In fact, the field of nursing will see an expected growth rate of 7 percent by 2029. Wondering if it’s time to take your nursing career […]

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News Release: ACU Online Launches RN to BSN Program

News Release: ACU Online Launches RN to BSN Program

For immediate release: March 15, 2021 Dallas, Texas – Abilene Christian University is launching a new online degree offering – Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing – beginning in May 2021. The RN to BSN program is offered through ACU Online and is designed for licensed RNs who want to pursue a BSN […]

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Student Spotlight: Susie Brown

By on February 19, 2021 in Healthcare, nursing, Spotlights with 4 Comments
Student Spotlight: Susie Brown

“I’m the kind of person that once I decide to do something and I’m committed, then I’m committed to the end,” says Susie Brown. When Susie was about halfway through ACU’s online  Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, she faced some challenges that might daunt a less persistent person. Susie earned her Bachelor of Science […]

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How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

By on October 21, 2020 in General, leadership, nursing with 1 Comment
How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

There are more than 3.8 million registered nurses throughout the United States, making them the largest healthcare profession. Nurses play a critical role in most healthcare services from direct patient care to case management, and the WHO even cites them as “key to the achievement of universal health coverage.” The importance of nurses and the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About ACU Online’s DNP Program

By on May 11, 2020 in Healthcare, nursing with 0 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About ACU Online’s DNP Program

Nurses are some of the most dedicated professionals in the healthcare field, providing comfort, respite and necessary care to others. Over time, many nurses will look at their career goals and where they aspire to be in the medical profession. If you find yourself looking to advance your career, now may be the time to […]

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What can you do with a Doctor of Nursing Practice?

By on July 15, 2019 in Healthcare, nursing with 0 Comments
What can you do with a Doctor of Nursing Practice?

For nurses who want to take their career to the next level, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) may be the perfect solution. If you are considering entering such a program, here is what you need to know about this degree and the doors it can open for your career. What is a Doctor of […]

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Should You Pursue a DNP or a Ph.D. in Nursing?

By on November 26, 2018 in nursing with 0 Comments
Should You Pursue a DNP or a Ph.D. in Nursing?

Nursing professionals who wish to pursue the highest level of academic achievement in their chosen field typically choose between two prestigious degrees: the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing. While these doctoral-level nursing degrees share much in common, there are also key differences in both the pursuit and […]

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Understanding the Benefits of Earning a DNP Degree

By on September 24, 2018 in Healthcare, nursing with 0 Comments
Understanding the Benefits of Earning a DNP Degree

Nurses have a number of degree programs available to them that will open up doors and qualify them for new positions. Choosing the right program is a critical step in landing their dream job. Interested nurses should carefully consider the benefits of available programs so they can choose the one that will work best for […]

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