Touro opening nursing school

The Daily Republic

By From page A3 | March 12, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Touro University California on Mare Island in August will open a nursing program that offers a master’s degree.

Officials with the Vallejo university came to Fairfield on Tuesday to make the announcement at the Solano County Events Center before an audience of local civic leaders. The School of Nursing during its initial year is to have 30 to 33 students who are registered nurses with lesser degrees.

Nurses with an associate degree can earn a master’s degree in 18 months. Nurses with a baccalaureate degree can earn a master’s degree in 12 months. The university is accepting applications.

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