Applications for degrees in health care are on the rise during the pandemic. The Association of American Medical Colleges has seen an 18% increase in applications to medical schools nationwide, this year over last. Nursing schools are also reporting big increases in interest and applications.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Donna Glynn, associate dean of pre-licensure nursing at Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts.
O'Dowd also speaks with Tanya Sanon, a senior nursing major in Villanova University's Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.
This segment aired on December 4, 2020.