September 23, 2017
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USM to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degree

The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The University of Southern Maine says it will become the first school in northern New England to offer a doctor of nursing practice degree when it launches its new nursing doctorate program next fall.

The university says the degree is becoming increasingly sought-after nationwide and is expected to be a required credential for all advanced-practice nurses by 2015.

USM is now home to the state’s largest nursing program, with 441 undergraduate nursing students and 120 students in master’s programs.

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