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Department of Nursing

Healing hands and caring hearts

Spring Arbor University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program blends the liberal arts and nursing science to lay a foundation for communication, leadership and critical-thinking. Begin your journey in nursing with our undergraduate BSN program, or continue your education with Nursing completion programs or MSN program. Our nursing program are CCNE accredited and flexible to fit your learning style and schedule. Choose SAU for a holistic learning experience in nursing from day one.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing at Spring Arbor University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Department Faculty

Mindy Rice, DNP, MSN, RN — Director of Pre-licensure BSN track

Terrie White, MSN, MBA, RN — Director of RN to BSN/MSN track

Dawn Day, EdD, MSN, RN — Director of Graduate Nursing tracks

Gary Mason, M.Div — Major Advisor

Candy Robinson — Major Advisor

Alvin Kauffman, DNP, MSN/MSBA, RN — Department Chair