Gretchen Hutchinson, M.S.N.

Senior Core Faculty,
Department of Healthcare

Gretchen Hutchinson has been working in nursing and health care educational programs since 2010. She has a great love for both education and nursing and has been a registered nurse for the past 23 years with experience in nursing administration, hospice, home health care, and emergency room and quality assurance. She is currently the director of nursing at a local hospital. 

Ms. Hutchinson is a member of Sigma Theta Tau / Omicron Delta Chapter, American Nurses Association, and NADONNA. Additionally, she completed her education through online education programs. She is married with five sons, two daughters-in-law, and one precious granddaughter. She enjoys gardening, fishing, boating, reading, and spending time with her family.


  • Bachelor's in Nursing
    University of Phoenix
  • Master's in Nursing and Healthcare Education
    University of Phoenix

Research Interests

  • Nursing administration
  • Nursing education

Program Affiliations

M.Ed. in Health and Wellness Education Master of Education

The Master of Education in Health and Wellness degree will help you teach others about healthy life choices. You will learn about a wide range of health topics, and how to assess a community or an organization to determine health education priorities. Once you graduate, you will be prepared to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.


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B.S. in Healthcare Administration Bachelor of Science

Designed for individuals with an associate's degree or some college credit, this bachelor’s degree completion program gives you a direct pathway toward earning a bachelor’s degree.* You will learn the skills necessary to work in growing field of healthcare administration.


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