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About the Department

Consistent with the mission of Dominican University of California, the Department of Nursing educates baccalaureate level nurses who are prepared to provide professionally competent, culturally sensitive, and ethically grounded nursing care, who respect the innate dignity of human life, demonstrate leadership through multidisciplinary collaborations, and model good citizenship within a global community.

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  • The first Dominican nursing program was approved by the California Board of Nursing in 1983.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing has accredited the Baccalaureate program through 2015.


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate program at Dominican University of California is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

The baccalaureate program is accredited through June 30, 2019.




Sigma Theta Tau

Professional Nursing in the World
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
Dominican University of California’s chapter: Rho Alpha

We have a very active chapter of STT. Meetings take place monthly with spectacular speakers sharing the latest information on current professional nursing issues. Our chapter president, Ms. Alicia Bright RN MSN CNS, provides leadership for our graduate and undergraduate students towards regional, national and international honor society involvement. Please contact our Nursing Department for information on our monthly speaker series and on our spring induction ceremony.


Department Handbooks

 BSN Handbook
 Faculty Handbook



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