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DISCOVER WHAT DRIVES NEXUS
Aspiring professionals benefit from applied learning. Nexus University combines education programs in high-demand fields with the flexibility and convenience of online learning. Our programs are designed to offer students – especially working professionals – a sustainable path to advanced qualifications and expanded career opportunities.
At Nexus, your journey is our journey. We speak your language, we understand your goals, and we offer online learning programs that can give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence to realize your own potential.
Discover What Drives Nexus
Our Learning as Service philosophy provides the foundation for our value driven educational experience that emphasizes workforce relevant program offerings delivered on accessible learning platforms designed to meet the professional needs of an ever-evolving global workforce.
Our mission is to form professionals through educational experiences that stimulate ethical behavior, as well as an attitude of enterprise, innovation, leadership and respect for cultural and social diversity. To do so, we provide undergraduate and graduate programs of excellence and perform activities that generate, articulate and disseminate knowledge that contributes to the national community in the cultural, educational, social and economic fields, considering the context of a global world and the norms of scientific rigor.
Nexus University, a branch campus of Universidad Mayor is dedicated to being recognized as a university that offers its stakeholders an experience focused in academic excellence within an institutional culture of dynamic approach to education and a student-centric philosophy that encourages engagement with culturally diverse local and global communities
Integrity, Tolerance, and Social Responsibility are values that define our behavior and culture. These values maintain and strengthen the institution’s identity around Academic Excellence, Public Vocation, and Equal Treatment.
Born in Chile, Raised in Miami
As the U.S. branch of Universidad Mayor in Chile, Nexus University reflects the spirit and ambition of the American dream. Our American journey has been, and continues to be driven by the pursuit of opportunity, the cultivation of an independent spirit and a commitment to aspirational achievement.
2010 – Universidad Mayor becomes the first Chilean university accredited in the U.S. by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
2017 – Nexus University opens in Miami as the first U.S. branch campus of Universidad Mayor, with regional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
2018 – Nexus University is approved by the Commission for Independent Education to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees 100% online through anytime, anywhere collaboration.
2019 – Nexus University School of Health Science and Nursing starts its first classes on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
2020– Nexus University nursing education program becomes a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Nexus University School of Business launches its Business programs.
2022– Nexus University nursing education baccalaureate and master’s nursing program becomes Initial Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Accreditation and Licensure
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Nexus University is a branch campus of Universidad Mayor. Universidad Mayor, including its branch campuses, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104-2680. Students can access further information on accreditation at https://www.msche.org or 267-284-5000.
Florida Department of Education
Commission For Independent Education (CIE)
Nexus University is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education (CIE), License #3985. CIE is responsible for the licensure of post-secondary, nonpublic, educational institutions in the State of Florida and can be contacted at: 325 W. Gaines St, Suite 1414 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400 | 850-245-3200
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
The Baccalaureate nursing program at Nexus University located in Miami, Florida is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN to BSN nursing program is Initial Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.html
The Master’s nursing program at Nexus University located in Miami, Florida is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Master of Science in Nursing program is Initial Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm
The Executive Council is responsible for ensuring that Nexus University is operating in accordance with our stated mission. Its responsibilities include institutional oversight and policy development related to operations, student affairs, academics, admissions, curriculum, marketing, finance and more. In addition, the Council develops responses to emerging threats and opportunities, as well as developments in industry policy and legislation that could impact the University.
Dr. Mario F. Herane, DBA, MBA, MSF
As an executive academic leader, Dr. Mario Herane is proficient at leading institutional transformation, developing programming, curriculum, marketing and fostering institutional collaboration. He provides both holistic and practical solutions that improve student performance, build communications, and promote educational success that aligns with visionary strategies and the organizational mission, while upholding students as a school’s most important resource. Mr. Herane fosters changes that keep Nexus University ahead, directing institutional collaboration, upgrading strategic capabilities, and finding efficiencies that lead to solutions across departments.
Vice-Chancellor of Administration
Mrs. Jessica Suito is a talented, self-motivated and enthusiastic financial expert with over ten years of experience in private and public companies. With an excellent track record in restructuring financial support areas, Ms. Suito manages key financial components of Nexus University, such as budgeting, cash flow management, standard accounting activities and more. As part of the executive leadership team, she oversees day-to-day activities that directly support smooth university operations, from purchasing to facility maintenance and HHRR. Prior to joining Nexus, Ms. Suito spent more than a decade as the Founder and CFO of Niso, a company that helped businesses with financial and operational restructuring.
Interim Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Director, School of Health Science & Nursing
Dr. Janie Bailey is the Dean of Academic Affairs and a valued leader in our community. Her wide-ranging experience includes university strategic planning and budgeting, forging institutional partnerships and working closely with governmental education agencies. Over the course of her distinguished career, Dr. Bailey has served in leadership roles on dozens of educational boards and committees, published original research and academic materials, qualified to practice nursing in six states and reached the rank of major in the U.S. Army Reserves, from which she was honorably discharged in 2012.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS – UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR
Maria del Pilar Vergara Tagle
Vice ChairPerson (Vicepresident)
Erich Reinaldo Villaseñor Maldonado
Universidad Mayor Administration
Administrators and staff of nexus university
Dr. Mario F. Herane
Dr. Janie Bailey
Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Director of School of Health Science and Nursing
Vice Chancellor of Administration
Executive Directors-University Authorities
University Learning Outcomes
Graduates will be skilled in forming and sustaining diverse teams to maximize resources that profit their organizations and communities.
Graduates will gain skills to convey complex concepts in writing to a diverse audience and communicate effectively leveraging new technologies such as social media, emails, word processing software.
3) Critical thinking
Graduates are enabled to analyze and synthesize complex information to solve multi-dimensional problems.
4) Research and data interpretation
Graduates will become skilled researchers able to seek, find, use information and able to determine validity and reliability of information.
5) Competent Practitioners
Competent Practitioners: Graduates, through a combination of hands-on and didactic learning will acquire expertise in their respective degree programs, and be able to apply knowledge, skills, and abilities at their organizations.
6) Evidence-Based Practice
Graduates will use current best evidence to support decision-making and improve outcomes in their respective fields.