November 1, 2012
Grand Canyon University
GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS
PHOENIX (Nov. 1, 2012) - Grand Canyon University has changed the name of the College of Nursing to the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions.
The change is an effort to better align with the evolving health care industry, bringing nursing and educational offerings in health care administration, health sciences, athletic training and other areas of specialization together under one umbrella.
"This structural change and naming change simply recognizes the shift in the market, helps us better address the changing roles within the health care industry and allows us to better utilize the resources of the University," said Dr. Anne McNamara, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions.
The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions will now include these health care programs:
Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is Arizona's premier private Christian university. GCU is regionally accredited and emphasizes individual attention for both traditional undergraduate students and the working professional in seven colleges: the Ken Blanchard College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Theology, the College of Fine Arts and Production, and the College of Doctoral Studies. GCU offers traditional programs on its growing campus, as well as online bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. The University's curriculum fuses academic and clinical rigor with Christian values to prepare its students to be skilled, caring professionals. For more information about GCU, visit www.gcu.edu.