The SU Department of Nursing offers bachelor's, master's degrees in nursing, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-DNP FNP certificate of completion. The baccalaureate and master's programs are approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). These stamps of approval are a validation of the quality of the curriculum, faculty and resources of Salisbury University's Department of Nursing.
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 teach 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 nursing students at SU have also enjoyed success in publishing their evidence-based practice, capstone, and internship projects in Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 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.