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Kentucky State Launches First Doctoral Program in 2015

The first doctoral program at Kentucky State University will join the wave of the future in health care in January 2015. Designed to prepare registered nurses to become adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioners, the new online Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP) degree program now accepts students who have earned a Bachelor of Science in […]

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