School of Nursing

The IU South Bend School of Nursing will be hosting a re-accreditation site visit February 3-5, 2020 by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). As required by our accrediting body, IU South Bend School of Nursing invites all stakeholders to send confidential comments directly to the CCNE about the baccalaureate nursing program. The comments will be shared with the evaluation site visitors only. Comments will not be shared with IU South Bend. You may send comments directly to CCNE at or to the following address before January 13, 2020

Welcome to the School of Nursing at Indiana University South Bend. This is a great time to be seeking a career in Nursing, and we want you to pursue your degree here! We have that small town feel, but a big campus atmosphere and we are still growing. Come grow with us while building your career at a big ten school and earn an Indiana University degree.

The School of Nursing at IU South Bend offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. Our undergraduate degree programs are designed for both those looking to enter the nursing profession with a four-year degree and those who already hold an undergraduate degree looking to further their education. Our graduate degree—Master of Science in Nursing—prepares its graduates for leadership roles in advanced nursing practice as Family Nurse Practitioners.

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Indiana University South Bend School of Nursing prepares holistic, caring, ethical professional nurses who respect the uniqueness of each individual. Graduates of this program provide safe, competent nursing care to meet the healthcare needs of the individual, family, and community. 

Our nursing graduates function in cohesive healthcare teams using critically evaluated evidence. The School of Nursing values compassion, moral integrity, respect, inclusivity, and service to others.


  • Prepare nurses to competently and professionally deliver nursing care.
  • Prepare graduates to provide safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care that reflects ethical clinical judgement, and inter-professional collaboration.
  • Cultivate an intellectual desire for study and life-long learning.
  • Contribute to the profession of nursing by engaging in leadership, scholarship, and practice activities.

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Indiana University South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46615
Phone: 574-520-4872