McAuley School of Nursing Graduate Programs Recognized as ‘Best Programs’


[St. Louis, Mo.]—Graduate nursing programs offered through Maryville University’s Catherine McAuley School of Nursing have been recognized as “best programs” by a national online guide that evaluates input from current and recent graduates.

Ranked among the top 25 graduate nursing programs in the country by, Maryville University is highly valued for academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network, among other assessments.

“We are pleased by our students’ ranking of our program and proud of their success,” says Charles Gulas, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions.

Maryville offers four MSN-NP concentrations: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care (on-ground and online), Family (on ground and online), Pediatric Primary Care (online), and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care (online). Each of these concentrations is also offered as a post-master’s certificate.

Maryville also offers two options in the Doctor of Nursing Practice online—post-baccalaureate and post-master’s (for advanced practice nurses).

“We’re proud to be recognized for our high quality nursing curriculum,” says Elizabeth Buck, PhD, assistant dean for nursing. “This student-driven assessment reflects Maryville’s commitment to meeting the tremendous need for outstanding healthcare professionals.”

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About Maryville University
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive, and nationally ranked private institution with nearly 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 33 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger’s, Maryville has been named the No. 1 Overperforming University in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the past two years. Maryville’s athletics teams compete at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.