ATLANTA—The graduate nursing programs in Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Profession have risen in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings, breaking the top 100.
The master’s degree program made the most significant rise, moving 39 spots into the top 100, ranked No. 97, from No. 136 in 2021.
“This is an excellent recognition of our faculty, staff, students and alumni, who work extremely well together as a team and continue to excel as a School of Nursing,” said Dr. Regena Spratling, associate dean for nursing.
The doctor of nursing practice (D.N.P.) degree program rose 15 spots to No. 100, continuing a steady rise over previous rankings of No. 115 in 2021 and No. 126 in 2020.
“The new rankings are great news for the School of Nursing and highlight the importance of graduate-degree prepared nurses during this pandemic,” said Dr. Huanbiao Mo, dean of the Lewis College. “It represents the excellent work of the School of Nursing faculty and staff, and I want to thank them for their hard work in making the nursing programs a success during such a difficult year.”
The Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions prepares the next generation of clinicians and scholars who are critical to improving individual and community health. Since 1968, the college has produced more than 7,000 nurses and nurse practitioners and more than 5,500 allied healthcare professionals. Many of these professionals are employed in hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities throughout Georgia and around the U.S.
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