7 Cambridge Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611
The School of Nursing at Sacred Heart University consists of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to a BSN, MSN 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%
The School of Nursing offers:
- A Comprehensive philosophy embracing spirituality, ethics, diversity and community, within the Catholic intellectual traditions.
- Online learning & degree programs, focusing on service learning and campus-community partnerships.
- 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.
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.
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.
Nursing Faculty Partner on Book: Role Development For the Nurse Practitioner
October 18, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University Professors Susan DeNisco and Julie Stewart recently published a textbook for nursing practitioners titled, Role Development For the Nurse Practitioner. The textbook provides a unique insight into the roles and activities of nurse practitioners from the perspective of both professors who together have years of family nurse practitioner and doctor of nursing practice experience. It is designed to show students, practitioners and administrators what is needed for an empowering work environment, role satisfaction and opportunities for improved patient outcomes. It is the first textbook to focus solely on nurse practitioner roles.
School of Nursing Receives Grant from Paul L. Jones Trust Fund
August 29, 2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s School of Nursing recently received a grant from the Paul L. Jones Trust Fund to support graduate nursing students enrolled in the nursing practice doctorate program (DNP). The $30,000 grant, designated for scholarship support, will be distributed to students coming into the DNP program over the next three academic years.