Why Choose Eastern's School of Nursing?
The School of Nursing at Eastern University integrates Christian faith, values, and ethics with the art and science of nursing provides a framework to prepare students for thoughtful and productive lives as professional nurses, leaders, and active members of the global nursing community. Each of our programs is fully accredited and recognized for the quality of instruction and student outcomes.
About Our Programs
Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program includes both:
- A traditional 4-year option
- A second degree option for those who have earned a prior baccalaureate degree in another major.
Throughout the program, students will gain hands-on experience in Eastern’s state of the art Nursing Resource & Simulation (NRS) Lab, will participate in a diversity of high quality, direct care clinical experiences, and will work with exceptional faculty and staff committed to student success. The School of Nursing at Eastern University is dedicated to helping students secure externships and work experience throughout their undergraduate years, as well as preparing for the career they aspire to.
At the graduate level, we offer the following:
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator program
- Master of Education in School Health Services (MEd).
- Certification in School Nurse
- Certification in School Health Supervisor
All graduate programs are designed for the working professional and are offered in a fully online format with a wide range of practicum opportunities. Our cohort model provides students with a community of learners who will support and challenge their learning while providing individualized professional coaching by expert faculty.
Accreditations and Approvals
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing at Eastern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 887-6791.
The baccalaureate program in nursing is fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
Notification of Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation Visit for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program:
Eastern University School of Nursing is seeking re-accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. On April 11-13, 2022, Eastern University School of Nursing will host an accreditation visit for this program. Constituents of the Eastern University Bachelor of Science in Nursing program are invited to provide written third-party comments directly to CCNE at firstname.lastname@example.org. Written third party comments must be received by March 21. 2022 and must be written in English, consistent with CCNE’s policy on Conduct of Business in English.
COVID Vaccination Update
All clinical partners are requiring COVID-19 vaccination for student participation in clinical rotations. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required nursing students prior to beginning clinical rotations.