School of Nursing

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Trumbull, CT 06611

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The School of Nursing at Sacred Heart University consists of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to a BSNMSN or DNP degree; RN to BSN, RN to MSN programs as well as certificate programs. These programs are designed to advance nursing careers to best meet the healthcare needs of our communities. 

‌SHU’s recent nursing graduates achieve a 100%
pass rate on the NCSBN licensing exam.

The School of Nursing offers:

  • Comprehensive philosophy embracing spirituality, ethics, diversity and community, within the Catholic intellectual traditions.
  • Individualized student counseling with low student to faculty ratios.
  • Quality Nursing Faculty with a history of successful change and innovation.
  • Hands-on clinical practice at many area hospitals, as well as simulated learning in state-of-the-art lab rooms.
  • The latest technology for Nursing Education.
The baccalaureate and masters programs in nursing at Sacred Heart University are accredited through June 2020 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120 or 1- 202-887-6791.
The doctor of nursing practice program is accredited through June 2018 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120 or 1- 202-887-6791.

All programs of study leading to undergraduate or graduate degrees (including online programs) are fully accredited and approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education Board of Governors.
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Latest News

Majid Sadigh Shares the Global Impact of Remote Health Issues

December 13, 2013

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – As part of Sacred Heart University’s 50th Anniversary Colloquia Series, the School of Nursing invited Majid Sadigh to speak about the global impact of health issues in remote parts of the world and the importance of developing proactive initiatives. Sadigh graduated from Shiraz University Medical School in Iran and completed his residency at St. Mary’s Hospital in Connecticut, as well as an infectious disease fellowship at the University of Chicago. He served as associate program director of the Yale Primary Care Program and associate professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine for many years. The director of Global Health at Danbury Hospital since June 2012, Sadigh is a veteran of medical missions around the world and has trained physicians and provided patient care in areas like Uganda, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Guyana and the Dominican Republic.

Linda Strong Appointed President of Connecticut Association of Public Health Nurses

December 11, 2013

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Linda Strong of Sacred Heart University has been elected president of the Connecticut Association of Public Health Nurses (CAPHN), becoming only the second academic to assume the role in the 10-year history of the organization. “I’m excited, because it’s a major step for any person to become the president of a state organization,” said Strong, director of Sacred Heart’s RN-BSN and RN-MSN Programs and of the SHU Emergency Reserve Corps. “But more importantly, I’m excited to be able to lead CAPHN into its second decade, to be able to help it continue to grow, to reach even more people and have an even wider positive effect on our field.”

Beauvais Honored by the Connecticut Nurses Association

November 25, 2013

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Calling nursing a vocation that requires only a healing heart, mind and touch, Audrey Beauvais, SHU assistant professor and director of the undergraduate nursing program, was bestowed with the prestigious Josephine A. Dolan Diamond Jubilee Award for her contributions to nursing education. The Fairfield native was given the award by the Connecticut Nurses Association at their annual convention in Cromwell on October 23.