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“This is an exciting time to be in the nursing field. Advances in healthcare are happening every day and there is a constant need to have qualified, compassionate nurses. Our professors keep up-to-date with changes in healthcare through continuous professional development and maintain active roles and relationships in the community.”
Miki Goodwin, PhD, RN, PHN
Chair of the Department of Nursing
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HNU/Samuel Merritt University Generic Nursing Program

Holy Names University and Samuel Merritt University offer a generic nursing program in a partnership whereby Holy Names offers the liberal arts and science courses and Samuel Merritt offers the nursing courses. The BSN degree is awarded by Samuel Merritt. The program provides an opportunity to study at two colleges, which allows for a quality education and a chance to get involved in student activities at both colleges.

The program is accredited by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approval by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

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