A Message From Our Dean

Dear Friends, Neighbors and Future Healthcare Professionals,

Welcome to the St. Joseph School of Nursing website! I am thrilled to have you here and to share with you the incredible opportunities that await you in healthcare. As Dean for the past nine years, I have seen firsthand the profound impact that a career in healthcare can have on individuals, families and communities. It is a journey filled with purpose, compassion, and endless possibilities.

In the world of healthcare, you are not just pursuing a degree; you are embarking on a path that leads to a meaningful and fulfilling career. Here at St. Joseph’s, we are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge, skills and support you need to succeed in this dynamic and ever-evolving field.

Whether you aspire to be a nurse, a physician, a therapist, a healthcare administrator, or any other healthcare professional, rest assured that your dedication will be rewarded. Healthcare is not just a job; it’s a calling. It’s about making a difference in the lives of those in need, providing comfort in times of distress and contributing to the overall well-being of our society.

As you explore our website, you’ll find a wealth of information about our programs, faculty, and the resources we offer to help you excel in your studies. But beyond the classroom, we want you to know that your journey doesn’t end with graduation. A degree or certification from our school will open doors to a world of opportunities.

Imagine yourself working in cutting-edge medical research, delivering critical care in a bustling hospital, helping patients regain their mobility or managing healthcare organizations that shape the future of healthcare delivery. The possibilities are endless, and your passion will be your guide.

I encourage you to explore our programs, connect with our faculty and staff and envision the impactful career that lies ahead. Your journey in healthcare begins here, and we are excited to be a part of it.

Thank you for considering St. Joseph’s for your education and future career. We look forward to helping you transform your aspirations into a reality.

Wishing you a successful and rewarding journey ahead.



Vickie Fieler, Dean
St. Joseph School of Nursing