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Registration Underway for UT Tyler Longview University Center Nursing Program

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November 27, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

November 27, 2013

The nursing program at The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center is accepting student registration for the spring semester, Dr. Van Patterson, director, announced.

Opportunities are available for students who are considering becoming a nurse, or going back to school to earn their bachelor’s degree (RN to BSN). Interested students must register soon in order to begin this spring. Classes begin Jan. 13.

“Our BSN program provides additional education not typically found in a two-year degree program,” said Michelle Livingston, RN, BSN, pre-nursing adviser. “In addition to the traditional science and anatomy courses, students also complete classes in leadership and management. The result is a graduate who is well-rounded and more marketable. Students who complete the program are being sought after across the state of Texas and the nation.”

Students interested in pursuing a nursing career should contact Livingston at 903.663.8103 or mlivingston@uttyler.edu to schedule an appointment. Livingston will be able to discuss specific program requirements and provide assistance with the registration process.

Additional information about nursing, public administration, technology and criminal justice courses is also available online at www.uttyler.edu/luc.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 7,500 high-ability students. UT Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

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