Assistant Professor and MSN Program Director
Dr. Tierney is assistant professor and MSN program director in the Department of Nursing. She received her PhD in Nursing from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions; MSN from Xavier University; BSN from the College of Mount St. Joseph; ASN from Cincinnati Technical and Community College; AS in business from University of Cincinnati; and graduated from St. Francis School of Practical Nursing.
Carol began as an adjunct faculty member for the Department of Nursing in 2004, teaching in the on-site RN to BSN cohort program. Her Dissertation was “Professional Role Growth Experienced by Graduates of an On-Site RN to BSN Program”. She began teaching in the blended learning MSN/DNP program in 2014; her courses include: Evidence-based Practice, Global Health Policy, Teaching and Learning Theories and Strategies, Curriculum Development in Nursing, Evaluation in Nursing Education, Theoretical and Philosophical Perspectives for EBP, and Epidemiology and Population Health.
Carol’s hospital administrative experience includes the Magnet Recognition Program®, Evidence-based Practice, Shared Governance, Education Services, Infection Control, and Risk Management. Her clinical experience includes Medical ICU, Home Care, Long Term Care, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Med/Surg Oncology.