School of Nursing

Debra A. Hrelic, PhD, RNC

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RN-BSN Program Coordinator

Assistant Professor

Office: McNeill Hall 3094
Phone: (910) 962-7325


  • PhD in Nursing, from University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • MSN, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • BSN, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Research Interest(s)

  • Student academic success in Nursing
  • Nursing “Professional” attributes
  • Student/patient Anxiety and use of Therapy dogs
  • Qualitative research

Community Engagement

  • Therapy Dog team member, active in Community visitations and service.