The Catholic University of America

Welcome to the School of Nursing

The School of Nursing, located in Washington, D.C., is dedicated to the professional education of both undergraduate and graduate nurses. We are able to leverage our location in the nation’s capital to provide outstanding clinical, health policy, and research experiences for our students.

In addition to our bachelor of science in nursing program (BSN), we offer master’s degree programs (nurse practitioner), a doctor of nursing practice option, and a PhD program. Our graduate programs are tailored to the needs of working nurses who are interested in career-enhancing opportunities. 

Students will find themselves surrounded by faculty who not only teach, but who are practicing experts in their fields. We look forward to helping you achieve your educational and professional goals, where we will provide you with the skills to succeed and the values to guide.

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The Baccalaureate and Master's Degree Programs at The Catholic University of America are Fully Approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DC BON).  The BON does not approve doctoral programs.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at The Catholic University of America are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791Our post-graduate APRN certificate programs have received preliminary approval and will be undergoing initial accrediation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education in October, 2016.

Prior to the accreditation visit, program constituents are offered the opportunity to provide comments about the programs directly to the CCNE. Written and signed third party comments concerning our programs are welcomed and will be accepted until September 28, 2016. All comments are to be directed to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
ATTN: Third-Party Comments
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036