Malek School of Nursing Professions

Malek School of Nursing Professions

Greetings and welcome to the Malek School of Nursing Professions at Marymount University. It is both an honor and a privilege to be appointed Chief Nurse Officer and Director of a School with such an outstanding commitment to nursing education, research, and practice. I am pleased that you have decided to join us, and I congratulate you for your interest in nursing education and your desire to be part of a great profession.

The Malek School of Nursing Professions is known for its exceptional education. Our vision aims to inspire future leaders in the advancement of our profession and to promote the art and science of nursing in a collaborative, culturally competent, evolving health care environment. Our mission is to be the pioneering school of nursing in Virginia and beyond, emphasizing the improvement of health of our local, regional, and global communities. The Malek School of Nursing Professions offers undergraduate (bachelor’s) and graduate (master’s and doctoral) programs in Nursing. Our students benefit from clinical experiences and internship placements in some of the national capital area’s leading health care organizations, as well as throughout the country and the world.

We prepare future nurses and nurse leaders using a student-centered and evidence-informed framework. We prepare health care professionals to provide and lead the delivery of high quality, accessible, cost-effective health care within a technological environment. We promote evidence-based practice with a strong commitment to improving the health of people in Virginia and the region.

Marymount’s diverse student population is poised to improve the health status of diverse cultures and be the frontrunners in providing the best care in nursing. We are known for our unwavering commitment to our students and their careers. Our CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)-accredited program offers our students a wide array of clinical training, community engagement, and advanced education and practice. Through coursework and an outstanding teaching and learning environment, our graduates are academically prepared to take on the role of professional nurses in a variety of settings. Our academic values are student centered. We emphasize active student engagement, self-directed learning, leadership development, and community service.

Our faculty are acclaimed for their expertise in nursing education and practice nurturing student leadership development and enhancing collaborative ties with our partners at local, regional, and global levels. We look forward to welcoming you to our School of Nursing.

With best wishes,

Andrew Wolf, EdD, RN, AGACNP, CNE
Chief Nursing Officer & Director of the Malek School of Nursing Professions