Department of Nursing | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Nursing Program at Franciscan University

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  • Programs of Study

    Nursing Major

    Your professors will help you see and acknowledge your patients’ dignity, to care for their bodies and their souls in your work.

    Graduate Nursing

    The MSN program is designed to facilitate the education of men and women as generalists and advanced practice nurses in the professional practice of nursing.

  • The Mission of the Nursing Department

    The Department of Nursing facilitates the educational preparation of men and women as generalists and advanced practice nurses in the professional practice of nursing. To this end, the faculty and students are supportive of Catholic and Christian values and the dignity of the human person. To advance this mission, the Department is centered on nursing as a healing ministry, which is focused on the health of the person in his environment. The Nursing Department is further dedicated to the promotion of learning, academic excellence in teaching, and is supportive of professional nursing standards and evidence-based nursing practice.


    The baccalaureate degree in nursing, the master’s degree in nursing and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Franciscan University of Steubenville is accredited by:

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,
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    Suite 530, 
    Washington, DC 20036,
    (202) 887-6791.

  • The Core Curriculum

    This Core Curriculum "reflects our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and the integration of faith and reason. Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan educational heritage, and the Catholic mission of Franciscan University, the new core purposefully exposes our students to more of the fundamental knowledge and critical authors they need to become well-educated Catholics" —Father Terence Henry, TOR, chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville

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