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TROY offering new undergraduate nursing program at Dothan Campus

November 21, 2016

A new bachelor of science in nursing program at Troy University’s Dothan Campus is bringing the Wiregrass area greater access to nursing education.

The University started a BSN program in 1969 on the Troy Campus. With the addition of the BSN program, Troy University now has BSN, RN-BSN, MSN and DNP programs on the Dothan campus. All TROY nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

The BSN program is designed to develop expertise necessary for nurses in the rapidly changing health care field, including preparing students for the National Council Licensure Examination and the pursuit of further studies in nursing.

“The program will be able to serve students from Alabama, Florida and Georgia” said Brittney Armstrong, Assistant Coordinator of the BSN program. “The opening of the program comes at a perfect time to respond to the regional and national nursing shortage.”

The BSN program will allow Dothan students to achieve their career goals in nursing, according to Program Coordinator Dr. Carrie Lee Gardner.

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2017 class is March 15, 2017. Application information is online at www.troy.edu/nursing/bsn-nursing.html.

“Quality patient care hinges on having a well-educated nursing workforce,” said Dr. Diane Weed, Director of the School of Nursing.

There are scholarships specifically for BSN students in Dothan. Students who have been accepted to the clinical sequence of the BSN program on the Dothan Campus and have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

For more information about the BSN program on the Dothan Campus, contact Armstrong at 334-983-6556 ext. 1446.