Accreditation Review

Comments Sought

The Saint Mary’s College Doctor of Nursing Practice Program will undergo an Accreditation site visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on November 1-3, 2021. The Department of Nursing Science invites written comments regarding the program’s qualifications for accreditation to be submitted no later than October 11, 2021 to  The CCNE requires all comments to be written in English.

Deadline for comments: October 11, 2021


Or mail to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 
Washington, DC, 20001

Note: comments received by CCNE are shared only with the CCNE on-site evaluation team that will be reviewing  our DNP program.
Any additional questions about the accreditation process can be submitted to

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Saint Mary's College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

Please review the BSN Student Handbook for the bachelor of science in nursing

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Department of Nursing Science Mission Statement

Congruent with the Mission of Saint Mary’s College, the Department of Nursing Science is a learning community comprised of students, faculty, staff and health care professionals who support each other in the preparation of competent, confident professional nurses at all levels who will assume leadership roles in the promotion of health and healing within diverse communities and health care systems.  The learning community promotes scholarship, the use of critical thinking, spiritual inclusion and ethical decision making in clinical practice, life-long learning and an obligation for social responsibility and service for vulnerable and under-served individuals, families and communities.