Division of Nursing

The Major in Nursing???

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Nursing will select one of the following emphases:

Traditional Undergraduate

Accelerated Option

Weekend Accelerated RN to BS Option

Weekend Accelerated Option


Dr. DiDona has over 40 years of experience as a Registered Professional Nurse and 27 years as a nurse educator. She has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses, and has been the Division Director since 2010. Dr. DiDona is certified by NCC as a Maternal/Newborn Nurse, and presently teaches Family Health Nursing and Nursing Mathematics. She is the author of three textbooks and has completed writing the second edition of her Strategies and Skills for Test Taking as an online book. Dr. DiDona has given presentations on topics such as “How to Navigate an IRB” and “The Future of Nursing Education.”

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Real World Results

My experience at Dominican has helped me to advance from staff nurse, to nurse clinician, and now having finished my Masters, to the role of clinical nurse specialist.

Andrew Greenway, '08

The educational foundation that was provided to me opened various doors for leadership roles and that of a nurse educator at Dominican University.

Christine Shanahan-Davies, '03

One of the greatest lessons I learned during my time at Dominican University was that true fulfillment lies in the revelation of knowing what it is you've been called to do and then doing it.

Dale Reiger-Butler, '03, '05

Dominican University has given me the opportunity to inspire compassion in nursing students as they prepare to meet the future challenges of our healthcare system.

Margaret DeLorenzo, '02