ENMU creates nursing master's degree program - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

ENMU creates nursing master's degree program

Posted: Updated:

Portales, New Mexico - With an expected shortage of higher level nursing instructors in New Mexico, Eastern New Mexico University in Portales has created a master's nursing degree program.

The online program is set to begin in the spring of 2013 and will accept 15 students its first semester.

The program has been in the works since November of 2011 and will allow graduates to teach associate and baccalaureate degree classes.

Higher education institutions in New Mexico predict a large shortage of instructors by the year 2020.