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  • School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
  • School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

  • School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

    The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership prepares undergraduate and graduate students in nursing, health administration, and community health services for life-long learning, caring service, leadership and global citizenship. The interdisciplinary approach integrates professional nursing, health services management and community health programming. Faculty members bring together comprehensive curricula which focus on current issues in the expanding areas of healthcare. Students in each major develop the skills and abilities essential for a career of leadership in healthcare. 

    The nursing program is accredited at both the baccalaureate (BSN) and master’s (MS in nursing) levels by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Long Term Care emphasis within Health Services Administration is approved by the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (BENHA). The RN to BSN baccalaureate nursing completion track is approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for fully online delivery.

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  • RN to BSN Program Deadline Approaching – October 15th

    The deadline to apply for the RN to BSN program is fast approaching. To view admission criteria, application procedure and more visit: If you have more questions about our program check out our FAQ video featuring the chair of our department, Barbara Matthees. If you have any questions, you can call us here …

    Sexual Violence on College Campuses

    Tuesday, September 25th was RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) Day, a nationwide event designed to raise awareness and educate students about sexual violence on college campuses. According to campus policies: “Sexual violence is an intolerable intrusion into the most personal and private rights of an individual, and is prohibited at Minnesota State University …

    Aging Successfully – Insights from Victoria Teske

    As you know, September is Healthy Aging Month. The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership asked Professor Victoria Teske, a member of our faculty who specializes in geriatric nursing, to contribute to our blog, and she happily agreed. Here is her posting, to help us end the month on the same note as we started. …


    WORLD CONTRACEPTION DAY! Is a worldwide campaign whose mission is to improve the awareness of contraception and safe sex to enable young people to make informed decisions on their sexual and reproductive health. According to this year’s theme is ‘It’s your life; it’s your future; know your options’. The site provides information on contraceptive …

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