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Published August 20, 2013, 04:35 PM

Mayville State now offering bachelor's degree in nursing

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Aspiring nurses wanting to get more training and meet a growing demand for their profession can now look to Mayville State.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Aspiring nurses wanting to get more training and meet a growing demand for their profession can now look to Mayville State.

The college is now offering a bachelor's degree in nursing. It will be an online class. The university says all surveys and census information points to a state and surrounding area that will need more and more nursing and health care services. According to reports, 80% of North Dakota counties have nursing shortages.

Dr. Keith Stenegjem - Mayville State Academic Affairs: "North Dakota has an aging population, and also studies out there indicate nursing shortages at the bachelor degree level."

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