GVSU to offer Chinese studies major, doctoral of nursing practice

China continues to grow as a worldwide force and demand for healthcare management professionals continues to rise in West Michigan. So one West Michigan university recently responded by establishing the region’s first degree program in Chinese language and culture, and a separate doctorate program in nursing practice.

According to excerpts from the story:

At its meeting today, the GVSU board was expected to approve two programs to attract and retain students.

A Chinese studies major focusing on the country's culture, language, and history would be implemented this fall, admitting 37 students.

A new doctorate of nursing practice would educate nurses on management, quality health care delivery and illness prevention. It would seek accreditation this year and start in fall 2009.

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