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Mission and Goals

SMCAH Vision:
To meet the surrounding communities need for allied health workforce by providing quality Allied Health education to a diverse population through dedication to high standards, quality instructional services, a nurturing environment, community alliances, and innovative leadership.

Mission:
The mission of Saint Michael College of Allied Health is to provide entry level allied health education to men and women from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Upon completion of the allied health educational programs, the Northern Virginia community and surrounding areas will be provided with graduates who are competent, qualified, dedicated and caring to work in long-term care facilities, hospitals, clinics and physician offices in the culturally diverse and constantly changing allied health field.

Our Goals:
To provide an environment that will enhance and stimulate learning for students.
To employ and retain qualified and experienced faculty who meet the State of Virginia Board of Nursing and NLNAC criteria standards to implement a defined program of learning based on a stated philosophy, goals and curriculum framework.
To prepare graduates who are eligible for the NCLEX-RN and are able to practice competently in entry-level positions in a variety of health care settings.
To maintain a high level of successful first-time NCLEX –RN test takers so that nursing needs in the community are met in a timely fashion.