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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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  • Xi Kappa Induction On November 14th, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, the Estrella Conference Center is holding the Induction ceremony for new fall 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Members. The new members will take the oath of membership in Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and will be individually recognized for their academic achievement. They will be welcomed …

    The Red Ribbon Campaign: Drug Addiction, Abuse and Awareness

    Data from, defines drug addiction as: A chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to those around him or her. You can learn more about understanding drug abuse and addiction at At the moment, we are nationally celebrating the Red …

    National Health Education Week National Health Education Week has been celebrated since 1995 during the third week of October. Every year this celebration focuses national attention on a major public health issue and they promote consumers’ understanding of the role of health education in promoting the public’s health. This year National Health Education Week will pay tribute to …

    Accreditation for Nursing Programs

    According to Nursing school accreditation creates a gateway for nursing students to participate in federally funded and state entitlement programs. Graduates from accredited nursing school programs also qualify to attend other accredited schools to pursue advanced studies, including RN-to-BSN and master’s program. It can also make you more competitive in the job market; employers …

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