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Master’s and DNP Programs Virtual Open House

Join VCU School of Nursing’s Virtual Open House on Feb. 2, 7-8:30 p.m., to learn more about the nurse executive and nurse practitioner options in our Master’s and DNP programs. The event will feature conversations with faculty, admission counselors and school leadership. Attendees will receive an email with a log-in link approximately 24 hours before […]

VCU School of Nursing earns CCNE accreditation renewal

VCU School of Nursing recently earned accreditation for another 10 years from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). An autonomous accrediting agency, CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs, and entry-to-practice nurse residency programs.  […]

Fall Virtual Open House for Master’s and DNP Programs

Interesting in going back to nursing school? Join our program director and admissions team at our Fall Virtual Open House for Master’s and DNP programs on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 5:30-7 p.m. Learn more about nurse practitioner and nurse executive options in both the Master’s and Post-Bachelor’s to DNP (B.S. to DNP) programs. We will also […]

Applications open for spring and fall 2022 admission to VCU nursing programs

Applications are open for spring 2022 admission to our RN to B.S. program and for fall 2022 admission to our Master’s Program (NP and Nursing Leadership and Organizational Science concentrations), Post-Professional Certificate, DNP Program (B.S. to DNP and M.S. to DNP pathways,) and Ph.D. Program (B.S. to Ph.D. and M.S. to Ph.D. pathways). Visit our […]

Experts convene to explore public policy solutions to address health disparities

Speakers, including Virginia’s chief diversity officer, collaborated with policymakers and health care professionals to make plans and improve conditions around health equity for all Virginians. By Angela Flagg and Mary Kate Brogan The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted numerous ongoing racial and ethnic disparities in the U.S., as evidenced by recent studies including a July poll from Virginia Commonwealth University. A […]

VCU School of Nursing names Suzanne Ameringer as associate dean for academic affairs

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing has announced that one of its longtime faculty members, Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a leader in nursing education and research, has been named associate dean for academic affairs, effective Sept. 7. Ameringer, the Florence E. Elliott Professor, currently serves as the assistant director of research, scholarship, and innovation […]

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Two Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing faculty members will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted as Fellows into the American Academy of Nursing. Amy Salisbury, Ph.D., Ph.D., LNP, PMH-CNS, BC, professor and associate dean for research, scholarship, and innovation, and Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), […]

Nursing lectureship inspired by COVID-19 challenges

Paul and Veronica Gross believe nursing education needs to be bolstered beyond the pandemic to address the everchanging role and demands of the professional registered nurse and everything that graduates will confront as they enter this new world of professional nursing. That’s what led the couple to establish a nursing lectureship at the VCU School […]

Master’s program deadline extended

Thinking about going back to school to earn your master’s degree in nursing? There’s still time to apply for fall enrollment in VCU School of Nursing’s top-ranked master’s program, which can now be completed faster for less cost. We have extended the application deadline to May 17 for Nurse Practitioner concentrations in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, […]

Notice of CCNE request for comments

This is public notice that the VCU School of Nursing will undergo a virtual site visit on March 24-26, 2021 conducted by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for accreditation of its B.S., M.S., DNP and post-master’s certificate (PMC) programs. The VCU School of Nursing was last accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing […]

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