Learn how Aspen University is responding to COVID-19.


What are Clinicals in Nursing School? What to Expect


Clinicals are the most exciting and most terrifying part of nursing school. You will be taking care of real patients with real medical issues, in real life. Of course, you will have guidance and help every step of the way, but this is your chance to practice being a nurse before becoming a nurse. Nursing … Keep Reading

12 Important Tips on How to Survive Nursing School


Nursing school can be challenging. We want you to know how to survive nursing school, so we’ve supplied the following tips, gathered from decades of experience working in the field with patients. An education in nursing can launch a satisfying career in healthcare. Certainly, your experience as a nurse will be shaped by how you … Keep Reading

What Do You Need For Nursing School?: 20 Must-Haves


Starting nursing school can feel scary because your life is changing drastically with this new experience. However, knowing you have everything you need for nursing school can help put your mind at ease. Read on for all the must-haves and supplies you need for your nursing degree program, including for the classroom, clinical settings, and … Keep Reading

2021 Wrap-Up: Amazing Year of Growth at Aspen University


As we kick off 2022, we can’t wait for the new beginnings and achievements this year has in store for Aspen University and our students. But with New Year’s resolutions and goals all on our minds, we also wanted to look back on the amazing milestones the Aspen community reached in 2021. This past year … Keep Reading

How to Become an Online Nursing Instructor


Teaching nursing students from the comfort of your home can be an excellent way to take your nursing career in a new direction. But how can you find a job as an online nursing instructor or educator? What kind of responsibilities does a nurse educator have? As more and more nurses transition to remote nursing … Keep Reading

Meet Your 2021 Commencement Ceremony Student Speakers


At Aspen University, we’re always amazed by our students and their accomplishments. Working toward a university degree presents a unique set of challenges and goals, especially for those pursuing education during the pandemic. The faculty and administration of Aspen University commend all our graduates for persevering through it all to reach their dreams and anticipate … Keep Reading

Most In-Demand Nursing Jobs of 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the 2021 nursing job outlook and creating hiring needs in specific areas, effective immediately Nursing and healthcare trends that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic may be here to stay. The resulting shifts include an increase in distance-treatment, heightened mental illness rates, and the lasting consequences of COVID-19 on an already … Keep Reading

5 Things to Know Before You Start Your Doctoral Program


I started my doctoral program in 2013. Now, at the end of 2020, and I am finally making progress toward completing my dissertation. The road to earning my doctorate — such as the Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs offered at Aspen University — has been interesting, filled with ups … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Taj-Marie, EDD, “Authorized to Go!”


Taj-Marie pursued a doctorate that would train her in her two loves, Education and Organizational Leadership. The Ed.D. graduate shared her story and scholastic achievements with Aspen.  My unique educational journey started off with my desire to be a counselor. That changed over time due to my professional endeavors as an educator. I realized I … Keep Reading

Meet Our Faculty: Gina Oellig


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty — Gina Oellig!  Early Childhood Studies faculty member, Gina Oellig, has known she wanted to be a teacher since the 3rd grade. Her passion for literacy comes through in everything she does. In fact, if she had a superpower, it would to bestow literacy on every child.  What … Keep Reading

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