Posted on Friday, March 1, 2013
The University of Texas at Arlington is reporting a 35 percent spike in its enrollment this semester with 33,806 students. Part of this increase is attributed to a large number of students in the College of Nursing, which is a good sign since a recent UT System nursing workforce report shows a looming shortage of nurses on the national horizon.
Nurses are returning to school to obtain advanced degrees due to complex patients and a fast-paced work environment that utilizes high technology, explained a UTA nursing student in a recent article on www.dfw.cbslocal.com. Read more here.