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Chico State’s online nursing program ranked among best in nation

Chico State’s graduate nursing program has been ranked among the best in the nation by an online directory.

Masters Degree Online, which compiles rankings of the best online degree programs in the country each year based on specializations offered, research conducted, and graduate success, ranked Chico State’s online program alongside those of California State University, Los Angeles; UC San Francisco; and the University of Massachusetts, Boston, according to a Chico State press release.

Chico State’s online program, designed to prepare nurses for working in rural areas, has been available since 2004 and now offers concentrations in both nursing education and leadership. Masters Degree Online includes more than 90,000 program listings organized by such things as size of the institution, geographic location and tuition cost.