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NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspen Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASPU), an education technology holding company, today announced the California Board of Registered Nursing Committee on Education voted earlier this month to continue the approval of United States University’s MSN Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree program for a period of five years.
The California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) is a state governmental agency established to protect the public by the implementation and enforcement of the California Nursing Practice Act; the laws related to nursing education, licensure, practice, and discipline. In fulfilling its mission, the CA BRN sets educational standards while approving nearly 200 nursing programs.
“The CA BRN’s five year approval of the United States University FNP program is an affirmation of both the program’s high academic standards and its emphasis on the professional preparation of Family Nurse Practitioners. All of us at USU are incredibly proud of the achievements of its College of Nursing and Health Sciences,” said President Steven Stargardter.
“We’ve took a methodical approach to growing the USU FNP program over the past 15 months to ensure the program met the rigid academic standards of the CA BRN, and we’re looking forward to growing this program rapidly in the coming years while ensuring that we maintain our high academic standards,” said Chairman & CEO, Michael Mathews.
About Aspen Group, Inc.:
Aspen Group, Inc. is an education technology holding company that leverages its infrastructure and expertise to allow its two universities, Aspen University and United States University, to deliver on the vision of making college affordable again.
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Michael Mathews, CEO