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Marilyn Klakovich, DNSc, RN, NEA-BC

Director, Continuing Education, Instructor
Phone: (626) 815-5406
Marilyn Klakovich has been a registered nurse since 1970. Since her start in nursing, she has earned her BSN, MSN, MS and Doctor of Nursing Science. Her accomplishments include several publications, multiple presentations, as well as participating in several research projects. Some of her publications consist of empowerment strategies for registered nurses. Presently serving as the director of continuing education, Klakovich offers a wealth of knowledge and experience to Azusa Pacific University's (APU) School of Nursing.


Doctor of Nursing Science, University of San Diego, 1995
MS, Health Care Management, California State University of Los Angeles, 1987
MSN, California State University of Los Angeles, 1986
BSN, California State University of San Bernardino, 1976
AS in Nursing, Chaffey College, 1970

Registered Nurse License, California, 1970–present
Board Certified Nursing Administrator, Advanced, 1988–present


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