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Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Mission & Goals

Educational Mission Statement

The mission of the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) is to prepare baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral level nurses, professional dietitians, and health system managers who enhance the health of persons within communities and the larger global environment.  The MNSON is an integral part of “Chicago’s Jesuit, Catholic University--a diverse community seeking God in all things and working to expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice, and faith.”  In concert with the Jesuit Catholic educational mission of the university, the MNSON stresses excellence in teaching, research, service, and practice.

DNP Program Goals

Faculty and administrators are engaged in a collaborative effort to educate healthcare professionals who contribute to the well-being of society.  The goal of the DNP program is to prepare advanced practice nurses with the highest level of knowledge and skill for providing innovative leadership to the profession and for ensuring high quality health care across all settings through the dissemination of evidence-based practice initiatives to patients, families, communities and populations.

DNP Program Outcomes

At the completion of the DNP program at Loyola University Chicago, the graduate has the knowledge and skills to:


Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Undergraduate Programs: 1032 West Sheridan Road, BVM Hall, 8th Floor, Room 800, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.3249

Graduate Programs: Medical Center Campus · 2160 South First Avenue, Building 125-4500, Maywood, IL 60153 · 708.216.9101

Health Sciences Division: Loyola University Chicago, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 · http://www.LUC.edu/hsd

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