St Louis University School of Nursing

The Saint Louis University School of Nursing was founded in 1928 and has since been a national leader in nursing education. The programs they offer include a Traditional Four-Year BSN, One-Year Accelerated BSN, Accelerated Generalist Masters in Nursing, RN to BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD. The Gourman Report, which ranks educational institutions, consistently ranks Saint Louis University School of Nursing in the top 3 percent of nursing schools in the United States.

Prospective Students

The School of Nursing’s mission is education within a multi-cultural and technological society. The School of Nursing, as an integral part of Saint Louis University, seeks to fulfill its mission of education through teaching, research, and service in ways consistent with Catholic, Jesuit values of the University.

According to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Careers in 2008 article, Nursing is one of America’s fastest-growing careers. Ever-changing technology, an aging population and increased public awareness of wellness make health care a great field to enter.

Undergraduate nursing students participate in an integrated interprofessional curriculum. Students from a variety of health care professions come together to learn about topics that are important in today’s health care environment and to advance the practice of the professions.

Majors & Degrees

Undergraduate

Four-Year BSN
Four-Year BSN International Nursing: Two Years in Madrid, Spain and Two Years in St. Louis, Missouri
Accelerated One-Year BSN
RN to BSN

Graduate

Accelerated Generalist Master’s in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Post-Master’s Certificate
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – Post-Baccalaureate (BSN to DNP)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – Post-Master’s (MSN to DNP)
PhD

Traditional BSN

Saint Louis University School of Nursing offers a full-time four-year undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The School of Nursing is a direct admit program, nursing students at Saint Louis University are admitted as first-time freshmen from high school or as college transfer students. The School of Nursing and our faculty are nationally recognized as leaders in nursing education. We offer state-of-the-art classrooms and clinical labs, excellent clinical experiences in a wide variety of setting, and a low student/faculty ratio for all nursing theory and clinical courses. Our pass rates on the NCLEX exam is consistently above the national average. Graduates of their program are sought by hospitals and health care organizations across the country.

About the School

The School of Nursing has achieved a national reputation for its innovative and pioneering programs. The School is among a handful of accredited schools to offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. The programs are nationally recognized for their innovative and comprehensive curricula.

The School of Nursing’s mission is education within a multi-cultural and technological society. The School of Nursing, as an integral part of Saint Louis University, seeks to fulfill its mission of education through teaching, research, and service in ways consistent with Catholic, Jesuit values of the University.

Accreditation

Saint Louis University is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Nursing is education within a diverse and technological society. The School of Nursing, an integral unit of Saint Louis University, seeks to fulfill its mission of education through teaching, research, practice, and service in ways consistent with Catholic, Jesuit values of the University. The School of Nursing acts responsibly by setting priorities and exercising stewardship to assure the best use of its resources.

The School, through the teaching component of the mission, prepares students at baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s, DNP, and PhD levels for professional nursing practice and interprofessional collaboration. The School creates a student-centered environment that recognizes and actively addresses the diverse needs of individuals, and an academic climate that promotes the spirit of inquiry among faculty and students.

The School, through the research component of the mission, advances the active engagement of faculty and the involvement of students in the scholarly process of inquiry and discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge. The School promotes interprofessional collaboration in the conduct of research in order to advance health care.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Saint Louis University School of Nursing offers onsite conferences as well as a variety of online learning opportunities. They are pleased to offer a new Learning Management System which allows the learner to shop for courses from our webpage, register, pay, learn, and earn a certificate of completion.

Accreditation

Saint Louis University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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