Educating a diverse population in the liberal arts

For personal, professional and global responsibility

In the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame

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Welcome to the Notre Dame College Division of Nursing!

David Foley, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, MPA

In keeping with the Notre Dame College’s mission of educating diverse populations for personal, professional and global responsibility, our nursing faculty and staff take great pride in celebrating the vast potential and unique talents of each and every student. 

We invite you to explore our campus–virtually or in person–to learn more about our three outstanding programs: a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a post-licensure RN to BSN, and a Masters of Science in Nursing Education.  

Regardless of your intended course of study, we welcome you to our inclusive community of nursing. Our expert faculty will lead you through discovery in the classroom, Shaughnessy Center for Nursing Innovation, or world-class clinicals sites such as the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals of Cleveland, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.

Please consider starting or advancing your nursing career at Notre Dame College’s Division of Nursing, If you have questions or desire additional information about our quality programs, commitment to diversity, or our philosophy of nursing, please do not hesitate to contact me personally.

Respectfully yours,

David Foley, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, MPA
Chairperson and Associate Professor
Division of Nursing


Students interested in applying to the Notre Dame Division of Nursing can apply online at

Applications being accepted for the class of 2020 : September 6, 2019, thru March 13, 2020