TAMU-CC College of Nursing and Health Sciences Receives Numerous Online Learning Accolades from EduMed.org

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) received an accolade as one of the top 8% of U.S. postsecondary institutions for online learning in healthcare education by EduMed.org.

EduMed.org is a platform that supports higher education in healthcare and provides students with free resource materials and expert-driven guidebooks regarding scholarships, financial aid, and top degree programs in nursing, health care administration, public health, and dozens of other medical and health disciplines.

The Island University earned top honors for distance education in the following areas:

  • Best Online Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing Administration
  • Best Online MSN in Nursing Education
  • Most Affordable Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs
  • Most Affordable Online MSN Programs
  • Most Affordable Online Nurse Practitioner Programs

“We are delighted to receive this high-honored distinction of being one of the best online nursing programs,” said Dr. Hassan Aziz, CONHS Dean. “One of our main goals is to create growth opportunities and flexible academic programs for working professionals who want to pursue a higher degree in the field.”

The college’s recognition comes at a time when students across the country are taking more of their courses either fully or partially online. According to data from the Education Department’s National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment in online courses nationwide increased by 93% between fall 2019 and fall 2020.

TAMU-CC College of Nursing and Health Sciences Engages Students Through Virtual Simulations

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences received an accolade as one of the top 8% of U.S. postsecondary institutions for online learning.

“Each school in our rankings has a winning combination of flexibility, affordability, academic rigor and student support,” Wes Ricketts, founder of EduMed.org, said. “This is a tall task in a field that leans on face-to-face interaction and hands-on training.”

More than 7,700 accredited schools were researched and analyzed in this process with ranking of primary data points, including: number of online programs in subject area, online program tuition and fees, access to academic counseling and career placement services, number of online student and percentage of students with institutional aid. Eligibility ranged from schools holding an active regional accreditation to having at least one partially online program in the ranking subject.

“This ranking reinforces the outstanding online educational opportunities the College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers and for the work we do to help our students succeed,” Aziz said.