Two Nicholls Programs Ranked by Online Resource

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THIBODAUX, La. — The Nicholls Online health sciences and history programs were recently ranked by in a 2020 guide.

The health sciences program was ranked No. 40 and was the only school in Louisiana to make the list. The history program ranked No. 30 and was the top school from Louisiana on the list. based its guide on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Each program was evaluated on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment. The rankings also considered student engagement, the potential return on investment and other evaluations. listed the pre-professional focus as a stand-out detail for health sciences. Nicholls history was listed as having the best focus on modern history. aims to cut through the noise and misinformation to help students. The resource puts out advice in a way that is easy to consume. 

Health sciences prepares graduates for advanced educational and clinical practice options. The pre-professional concentration prepares students for graduate programs in fields like occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant and many other professional programs in healthcare.

Nicholls’ history program provides students a solid foundation on a variety of regions and cultures. This enables students to write coherently and think critically about complex societies and issues. The history program is especially student-oriented and provides flexibility for a variety of students, traditional and non-traditional, to complete the program in a timely manner. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2019

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