In early February, Shorter announced it would seek approval to offer the degree. The college's plans for the program call for the inclusion of a medical missions experience in the curriculum, which would have Shorter students serving needy populations both domestically and abroad.
The decision by the Georgia Board of Nursing gives us the authorization to proceed with developing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program," said Shorter College President Dr. Harold E. Newman. "We will return to the board several times during the two-year developmental process for additional approvals."
The college expects to begin recruiting nursing faculty next month. Pending final approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing, classes will begin in fall 2010.
Individuals interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Shorter are asked to e-mail email@example.com or contact Dr. John Head at 706-233-7342.
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