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"The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Muskingum University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791."

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                                            Lauren Britton is a 2015 graduate of Muskingum University's NursinLauren Brittong Program. For the first quarter of 2017, she was one of two Registered Nurses at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center who received The DAISY Award. The DAISY Award is an international honor bestowed upon nurses who go above and beyond in assisting not just the patient, but also the family. Recipients are nominated by family members and consider it a great honor. Congratualtions, Lauren, on this distinguished award!                          

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Julie Fobes-runningSenior cross country and track & field runner Julie Fobes was named the OAC Scholar-Athlete of the Month for her achievements both in and out of the classroom.  Fobes, a nursing major, is a five-time Academic All-Ohio Athletic conference honoree and a member of the national honor society Lambda Sigma. A muskie captain, she holds the Muskingum indoor track records in the mile, 3K and 5K and outdoor records in the 3K steeplechase, 5K and 6K races and recently earned All-Ohio honors in the 5,000 meter run. Congratulations Julie!


Muskie Nurses 100%... The Muskingum University Department of Nursing is delighted to announce that all 2016 pre-licensure graduates have passed the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) on their first attempt!  Congratulations and well done to each of you from the faculty and staff of the Nursing department.  Warm regards and best wishes for your future in nursing.


The Department of Nursing reflects the mission of Muskingum University by providing quality nursing education which fosters critical thinking, positive action, ethical sensitivity and spiritual growth within the context of a caring community where individual fulfillment is encouraged and human dignity is respected.  Liberally educated nursing graduates are able to integrate knowledge, skills and values from the arts and sciences to provide safe quality nursing care, to act as advocates for families, groups and communities and to manage twenty-first century changes in the health care system.


The purpose of Muskingum University Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is to prepare graduates with intellectual skills and practice focused competencies for current and emergent generalist and professional nursing practice.  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program will admit two types of students, the four year pre-licensure student and the registered nurse student who is either a graduate of a hospital diploma nursing program or an associate degree nursing program.  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program provides a strong liberal arts and science foundation integrated throughout the program to create the basis for the study and practice of professional nursing.  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program also provides a foundation for graduate study and continuing professional education.

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Program Objectives (pg. 12)

Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Practice (AACN, 2008)