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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. 

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    • Completely online nursing programs
    • Nursing simulation technology
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    • All nursing programs are accredited
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    • The BSN program is rated #1 in the nation, with nursing students achieving a 100% pass rate on NCLEX-RN exam 6 years in a row.

    • Three online, robust graduate tracks are available in MSN Leadership Education, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and Post-Master's FNP

    • Students use the new Experiential Learning Commons allowing them to work hands-on with simulated patients that bleed, take seizures, and even give birth.

    • Students receive an assigned faculty advisor throughout program. Planned online and face-to-face meetings ensure students have every opportunity to succeed.

    • Interprofessional Education - Nursing students practice working interdisciplinary alongside other majors, just as they will in real-life scenarios.

    • SFU nursing programs are highly regarded by industry professionals.

    • Franciscan values are embedded into the curriculum, ensuring we graduate caring, ethical nurses.

  • The Saint Francis University Nursing Department will host an accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on March 10, 11, 12, 2021. CCNE will be conducting a virtual evaluation of our baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing.

    In accordance with CCNE’s procedures, the Commission provides the opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning our programs’ qualifications for accreditation.  Third party comments must be received at least 21 days prior to the scheduled visit on March 10, 2021.               

    Please submit comments to:

  • Online RN-BSN-MSN

    Online RN-BSN-MSN

    • Online curriculum with clinical components  
    • Earn your BSN in as little as 11 months
    • Transfer up to 98 credits toward your degree
    • Get a head start on your MSN in Leadership/Education while completing your MSN-at BSN tuition rates
    • Tuition discounts may be available 

    Online RN-BSN-MSN

  • Graduate Nursing

    Graduate Nursing at SFU

    • 100% online
    • No GRE or GMAT required
    • Three tracks: MSN Leadership Education, FNP, and Post-Master's FNP
    • Assigned faculty advisor throughout program; Planned online and face-to-face meetings where advisors, faculty, and preceptors work closely with each individual student
    • Franciscan values ensure we graduate caring, ethical nurses
    • Residency days

    Graduate Nursing

  • Flash Facts

    > You'll receive a faculty adviser on Day 1 who assists you throughout your entire SFU career
    > Online
    programs available
    > Multiple tracks and concentrations help you meet your evolving career goals
    > Ethics and Franciscan values are embedded into every curriculum