The SU Department of Nursing offers bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The baccalaureate and master's programs at Salisbury University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
The department reaches across and beyond the campus, participating in community service projects such as the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The faculty lend their expertise to community health organizations and advisory boards such as the Alzheimer's Association of the Eastern Shore, Coastal Hospice, Planned Parenthood, the Chesapeake Bay Girl Scout Council, and the Delaware and Maryland Boards of Nursing.
The faculty practice as well as preach scholarship in nursing, publishing in such prestigious journals as Journal of Nursing Education, Western Journal of Nursing Research, Holistic Nursing Practice, Computers in Nursing, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Professional Nursing, and Nurse Educator.
Graduate students at SU have also enjoyed success in publishing their research and capstone projects in Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, Computers in Nursing, Journal of Emergency Nursing, Journal of Case Management, and Nurse Educator, and online A Guide to Herbal Remedies.