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RN-to-BSN Degree Program Now 100 Percent Online

As more and more employers require registered nurses to continue their education, Eastern Kentucky University is preparing to meet the needs of working nurses by offering its widely known, fully accredited RN-BSN program 100 percent online in Fall 2014.

EKU Online Degree Programs Rank among Nation's Best

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2014 Best Online Education Program Rankings. EKU is the highest-ranking Kentucky school among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and one of only two Kentucky schools to rank in the top 100 for Online Graduate Education Programs and Online Graduate Nursing Programs.

Nursing Programs Earn Reaffirmation of Accreditation

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing have received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The CCNE’s Board of Commissioners granted a 10-year accreditation, extending the programs’ continuing accreditation to Dec. 31, 2021.

Grand Opening Ceremonies Held for New EKU Campus in Somerset

Photo of Ribbon-Cutting at Somerset Center

Addressing a large crowd that had gathered at grand opening ceremonies for Eastern Kentucky University’s new Somerset campus, Terri Reynolds could hardly contain her excitement.

“Finally, Somerset has its first four-year, state-sponsored university,” beamed Reynolds, coordinator for the campus. “The Lake Cumberland area has long awaited this morning.”