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By Emilio Neriz, Tucson News Now intern
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The University of Arizona has
awarded a Master of Science degree for Entry to the Profession of Nursing to 16 students, making them the first to receive such degree from The
University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Phoenix campus.
The MEPN program offers
students with non-nursing baccalaureate degrees to enter the field as
registered nurses. The 16 students attended a celebration in Phoenix on August
6th, followed by a Tucson Commencement Ceremony on August 8th.
Terry A Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,professor and director of the Community & Systems
Health Science Division at the University of Arizona College of Nursing said,
"It's exciting that we have the only program of this kind in Arizona and now
are offering it at the Phoenix campus." The first Phoenix graduates hold
degrees that include philosophy, law, veterinary science, anthropology,
exercise science, anatomy and education.
the first two years, the Phoenix-based MEPN program is being supported by the
Arizona Area Health Education Centers, which is directed by Sally J. Reel, PhD, RN, FNP, BC, FAAN, FAANP,
associate dean of academic practice in The University of Arizona College of