April 4 - Internal Transfer Session: 10 am 301A Sturzebecker HSC
The MSN program is accepting applications for our new CNS Adult Gerontology track
The Advance 2 BSN program will begin accepting applications for the Spring 2017 Cohort 13 on August 15, 2016
THIRD PARTY COMMENTS -- The West Chester University Department of Nursing is preparing for an accreditation site visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The visit will be April 13, 14 and 15, 2016. As part of that preparation CCNE provides program constituents the opportunity to submit comments concerning the WCU DNP Nursing Program qualifications for accreditation status. Third-party (constituent) comments will be received by CCNE until 30 days before the scheduled site visit.
Information may be submitted via mail to the following address: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Email Comments can be submitted to: ThirdPartyComments@aacn.nche.edu.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at West Chester University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.
The Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at West Chester University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. Seeking accreditation is not a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.
The mission of the West Chester University Department of Nursing is to provide the highest quality of undergraduate and graduate nursing education to students who come from diverse populations. All graduates are prepared to provide evidence-based quality nursing care, and to become nursing leaders within the nursing profession. The baccalaureate program provides the art and scientific foundations of entry into nursing practice. The graduate programs provide preparation into advanced nursing practice and education roles; thereby, giving students the ability to synthesize knowledge, strengthen communication, and empowerment to promote health care. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program further prepares advanced practice nurses at the highest level to fully evaluate and contribute to increasingly complex health care systems. These contributions are based on contemporary nursing science, organizational, political, cultural and economic principles. Graduates of these nursing programs will be professionals capable of assuming leadership in present and emerging health care roles, citizens who contribute to society and who are committed to life-long learning and personal development.