Andrea Gibson joined the Purdue Global (formerly Kaplan University) School of Nursing administration in 2013 as the Associate Dean of Campus Nursing. In this role, she facilitated the delivery of the School of Nursing campus based nursing programs at the associate and baccalaureate degree level, including accreditation, curriculum revision, and licensure exam, NCLEX-RN®, preparation and performance.
Prior to her role as associate dean of campus nursing, Ms. Gibson served as Director of Nursing and faculty at the Kaplan University (now Purdue Global), Des Moines campus location. During her time as director of nursing, Ms. Gibson led the implementation of a new associate’s degree in nursing program and maintained licensure exam pass rates above the national average, ensuring regulatory requirements were met in all aspects of the nursing education program.
Ms. Gibson holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Purdue Global and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. Her past clinical practice was in telemetry and medical-surgical nursing. Ms. Gibson also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Central College in Pella, Iowa.