School of Nursing
The School of Nursing’s mission is to provide leadership in nursing and health care through innovative undergraduate and graduate education that embraces holism, interprofessionalism and inclusivity. Our vision is to prepare transformational leaders in health care.
As of Fall 2019, the School of Nursing enrolled 805 undergraduates across 3 programs.
As of Fall 2019, the School of Nursing enrolled 317 graduate students across 5 programs.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, the Master of Science in Nursing program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Quinnipiac University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.
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Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for Nurse Anesthesia is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).
Date of next review: Fall 2029
National Board Certification exam:
First-time pass rate 2019: 100%
First-time pass rate 2020: 100%
Employment rate: 100%
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American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation
Many of the nursing programs within Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing also are endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. Graduates of these programs are eligible to take the appropriate national exam to become board-certified holistic nurses at the basic or advanced level of nursing:
- Bachelor’s degree (HNB-BC)
- Nurse practitioner graduate degree (APHN-BC or AHN-BC)
All full-time faculty members have doctoral degrees and maintain practice relevance through direct patient care, research or professional development activities.
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Facilities and Resources
The School of Nursing is located within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. You'll experience the essential role nurses play in integrated teams as you collaborate with students from across the university.
The center features first-rate facilities and equipment including:
- High-fidelity simulation suites with sophisticated mannequins that can be programmed with a variety of medical conditions and illnesses
- Standardized Patient Assessment Center
- Two fully functioning operating rooms
- Skills labs that features the equipment used in real clinical settings
- Human Anatomy laboratory
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