Nursing: Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS)
St. Kate's has been educating nurses for more than 50 years. Our bachelor's program in nursing offers extensive coursework, dedicated professors and numerous clinical sites throughout the Twin Cities. You'll be prepared to work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, long-term and assisted living facilities, hospices, school systems and community agencies.
St. Kate's nursing curriculum builds on students' liberal arts backgrounds, which emphasizes the values of a humanistic approach to community agencies and other facilities. You will learn to:
- effectively function within a complex healthcare delivery system with a solid generalist approach;
- address the complexities of the continuum of care; and
- use an interdisciplinary approach to deliver effective care.
After receiving your bachelor's degree, you are eligible to take the national licensing exam to become a registered nurse. You also are eligible to obtain certification as a public health nurse.
St. Kate's faculty are highly qualified mentors and experts who offer innovative and creative approaches to teaching. They represent numerous areas of expertise including nursing ethics, research, nursing theory and nursing specialties.
The nursing major has an 8-to-1 student-faculty ratio in the clinical area, which allows faculty to work closely with you.
— Adno Gatah, nursing student
School of Health
The Henrietta Schmoll School of Health is home to St. Kate's 22 professional and pre-professional healthcare programs, including nursing. St. Kate's approach to health care education — interdisciplinary, relationship centered and community based — embraces emerging concepts of healthcare delivery.