American Public Education, Inc., one of America’s leading educators of pre-licensed nurses, commemorates nurses as part of National Nursing Week
“Nurses play a vital role in both our health care system and our community, especially over the past two and a half years, and we thank them for all of their hard work and sacrifice,” said President- Director General of APEI. Angela Selde. “We are honored to provide affordable, high-quality education both to create new nurses and to provide learning opportunities for the advancement of all nurses, ensuring that every student can achieve their goal. “
APEI-owned institutions have awarded nearly 15,000 pre-licensure nursing degrees since 2019. With a total enrollment of over 10,000 nursing students in its institutions, APEI is committed to helping alleviate the chronic shortage of nurses by training students with broad and strong nursing curricula at Rasmussen. University, Hondros College of Nursing and American Public University System (APUS). Combined, these schools cover a full range of nursing degree programs from LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to MSN (Master of Nursing) and DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice).
New LPN nurses can complete their education at APEI-owned schools in as little as 15 months, and new RNs (registered nurses) can complete their education in as little as 2.5 years (times for completion depend on the number of courses completed each term). Rasmussen students can attend the school at any of 23 campuses in 6 states, including Florida, Illinois and Minnesota and online; hondros students can choose one of the 7 campuses of Ohio and Indiana; APUS students complete their programs online, with the exception of in-person internships and shadowing.
About American Public Education
American Public Education, Inc.. (Nasdaq: APEI), through its institutions American public university system (COULD), Rasmussen University, Hondros College nursingand High school UNITED STATESeducates the service-minded student by providing career-focused higher education and career learning.
APUS, which operates through American Military University and American Public University, is the leading educator of military students and active duty veterans* and serves approximately 90,000 adult learners worldwide through higher education accessible and affordable. Rasmussen University is a 120-year-old institution focused on nursing and health sciences that serves approximately 15,900 students at its 23 campuses and student service centers in six states and online. It also has schools of business, technology, design, preschool education, and forensic studies.
Hondros College of Nursing focuses on educating pre-graduate nursing students across its six campuses in Ohio and one in Indiana. It is the largest PN nurse educator (LPN) in the state of Ohio** with approximately 2,400 students. Graduate School USA is a leading training provider for the federal workforce with an extensive portfolio of government agency clients. It serves the federal workforce through customized contract training (B2G) to federal agencies and open enrollment (B2C) to government professionals.
APUS and Rasmussen are institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. hondros is accredited by the Accreditation Board of Health Education Schools (ABHES). GSUSA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). For more information, visit www.apei.com.
*Based on Department of Defense FY 2019 tuition assistance and Veterans Administration student enrollment data, as reported by Military Times, 2020.
**Based on information compiled by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and Ohio Board of Nursing.
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