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  • MSN Program Accreditation

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation Site Visit for Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership /Education Program

    March 14-16, 2018

    The Saint Francis University Department of Nursing will host an accreditation visit from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) to review the Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership/Education program, Wednesday, March 14th through Friday, March 16th, 2018.

    The Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership/Education track, at Saint Francis University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

    Provide Third-party Comments to CCNE

    The CCNE provides the opportunity for program constituents (students, faculty, alumni, employers, clinical agencies and the general public) to submit, in writing, comments concerning the Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership/Education program program’s qualifications for accreditation status.

    Please feel free to share your comments regarding the SFU Master of Nursing, Leadership/Education program to the CCNE by February 21, 2018.

    If you would like to submit a third-party comment regarding the SFU Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership/Education program, please submit to thirdpartycomments@ccneaccreditation.org .

    Or, if you prefer, mail comments to: 

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Attn: Third-party Comments
    655 K St., NW Suite 750
    Washington, DC 20001

  • Mission

    The Department of Nursing inspires students to dedicate themselves to service, leadership, critical self-reflection and life-long learning in the Spirit of Franciscan values. The Nursing Programs challenge students in the application of clinical reasoning, cultural competence, patient care technologies and interprofessional collaborative practice within an evidence-based approach while providing safe and quality care to individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations across both the lifespan and the continuum of complex, changing health care environments. Through graduate education, the Nursing Program provides its students with advanced knowledge and higher level leadership skills for improving health outcomes and elevating patient care in various roles and settings.