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Bellarmine University Nursing

Dr. Nancy YorkWelcome to Bellarmine University’s Nursing Department! Located in the beautiful Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, the Nursing Department is a vibrant academic community committed to innovative and inter-professional teaching and learning opportunities, inclusivity and diversity, community engagement, and student and faculty success. Our students benefit from the expertise of distinguished faculty, a state-of-the art simulation laboratory, and clinical and practicum experiences with over 100 healthcare and community partners. Our outstanding academic programs and faculty prepare graduates who are highly sought after by employers, and routinely exceed state and national averages on the RN license exam (NCLEX-RN) and nurse practitioner exams.

I invite you to explore our undergraduate and graduate programs and hope you consider Bellarmine as your first choice for nursing education! Plan a visit soon to meet with Nursing faculty and Admission staff and learn more about advancing both your education and professional career.

Nancy York, PhD, RN, CNE
Dean of the School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences

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The baccalaureate and master's degrees at Bellarmine University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The baccalaureate program at Bellarmine University has full approval from the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

DNP Accreditation Visit 2018

Bellarmine University is hosting an accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on January 30 - February 2, 2018 for the DNP program.

As CCNE seeks input from the public, we encourage you to submit any comments regarding the DNP program’s qualifications pertaining to accreditation standards. All written third-party comments must be received to the CCNE by January 10, 2018.

Please submit comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001