School of Nursing
About the School of Nursing
Mercy University’s School of Nursing houses both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Our undergraduate programs prepare students to respond to the dynamic healthcare needs of a diverse population. Our graduate programs assist students in expanding their capacity to diagnose and treat individuals, educating the next generation of nurses, or becoming healthcare leaders.
Our Nursing Programs
A Message from Dean Beard
Welcome to Mercy University’s School of Nursing. As the Inaugural Dean, I am excited to welcome you on your journey to and through the profession of nursing! Many students choose Mercy because our commitment to student success and academic excellence is exemplified throughout the institution. We take pride in our ability to provide an academic milieu where students can learn, grow, and advance in nursing. Our nationally recognized advising program and student success toolkit are designed to enhance student outcomes.
Clinical Simulation & Learning Labs
The interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation & Learning Lab, a 12,000 square foot facility dedicated to hands-on training in the health professions, teaches future nurses how to get the job done using state-of-the-art technology.
RN to B.S. Degree
If you have a nursing license and practice in the field, this fully online program will help you earn a bachelor's degree on your time and at a discount off the standard tuition rate.
Family Nurse Practitioner Program
One of our newest programs, advanced practice nurses can learn the skills they need to practice private care. This opens the door to a wide range of employment possibilities and could lead to better pay, too.
School of Nursing News
Friday September 22, 2023
Mercy University Celebrates Inauguration of Susan L. Parish as its 13th PresidentRead More
Monday September 18, 2023
Mercy University Recognized as a Top Performer by U.S. News & World Report in 2024 Best Colleges RankingsRead More
Wednesday September 13, 2023
Inaugural Dean of Mercy’s New School of Nursing Brings Advancing Health Equity to the ForefrontRead More
Contact the School of Nursing
Kenya V. Beard EdD, RN, AGACNP-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Dean and Chief Academic Officer
Professor, School of Nursing
2012 Macy Faculty Scholar
Administrative Assistant: Bryan Enriquez