EKU Online Students Earn Health Sciences Degrees

Eastern Kentucky University awarded 209 degrees and certificates to EKU Online graduates in the College of Health Sciences. Commencement exercises took place on Friday, May 13.

Ms. Johanna Coursey, a graduate of the EKU Online M.S.N. Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner program gave the graduate student address on behalf of the Class of 2016. Watch the video of her remarks.

Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees were earned by

Jennifer L. Dent
Loretta J. Elder
Patricia H. Heaney
Sara Jane Jones
Robin K. Smith
Tonja C. Williams
Kay G. Wilson
Marsha D. Woodall

Doctor of Occupational Therapy degrees were earned by

Michael A. Coldiron
Kristina K. Elam

View the photo album. Watch the commencement ceremony.

The College of Health Sciences offers EKU Online degree programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Child & Family Studies. Online education began at Eastern Kentucky University in 2006 with one class of six students. Today, there are more than 3,000 online students. In Spring 2016, EKU Online graduates were awarded 504 degrees and certificates: 14 associates; 224 bachelor’s; 204 master’s; 10 doctorate; and 52 specialist and certificate designations.

Published on June 22, 2016