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Larry Rankin, Ph.D., RN

Associate Dean
Director of Graduate Program

Dr. Larry Rankin moved to California in 2002 from Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he taught at Eastern Michigan University. He is married with two daughters and one son. He lives in Murrieta, CA. Some of his passions include vocal and instrumental music, swimming, and playing basketball.


  • Ph.D., Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 
  • M.A., Health Sciences Management, Webster University, San Diego, CA 
  • B.S.N., Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti
  • Undergraduate courses, majoring in music and nursing, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • A.A., Liberal Arts, New River Community College, Dublin, VA