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NU Earns Grant to Continue Vets2BSN Program

National University is one of nineteen universities, and the only university in California, that was chosen to receive grant funding which will allow them to continue the Vets2BSN program into a fourth year.  This new grant, together with carry over from year three, brings the award to approximately one million dollars for year four.

National University was, originally, awarded a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2014 to address the growing need for nursing professionals and enhance the veteran population to fulfill that demand.  Click here, to read the article describing the original design and mission of the Vets2BSN program.

The initial $1.05 million dollar grant provided the opportunity to design an accelerated track for medics and corpsmen to apply to, enroll in, and graduate from the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the National University School of Health and Human Services Department of Nursing.  These students will be prepared to take the NCLEX-RN licensure examination upon completion and proceed into civilian nursing careers.  To learn more about the objectives of this program, click here.

This program has been spearheaded by Dr. Gloria J. McNeal, Dean of the School of Health and Human Services at National University, and is supported by an excellent team of individuals who have years of experience in nursing and the military.  If you or someone you know may be interested in this program, contact Dr. Paul Tonz, Academic Director, Vets2BSN Project, here.


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