Department of Nursing Science

Doing is Learning

Mission Statement of the Department of Nursing Science

Informed by 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 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 and ethical decision making in clinical practice, life-long learning and an obligation for social responsibility and service for vulnerable and underserved individuals, families and communities.

Mentoring Progams


The baccalaureate degree of nursing at Saint Mary's College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Saint Mary's College Department of Nursing Science
1 Havican Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5001
Phone: (574) 284-4680
Fax: (574) 284-4810