School of Nursing

The School of Nursing seeks to provide Christ-centered, service-focused nursing education, equipping individuals with the skills required of professional nurses to effectively serve Christ and to assume servant-leadership roles while providing ministry and service to humankind.

About the School

The following competencies are threaded throughout the School of Nursing – progressing from awareness, recognition, and beginning application to application and performance, to proficiency throughout the nursing curriculum. The competencies are guided by the curricular framework, program, term, course, and clinical outcomes. We also offer transcultural learning opportunities to fully prepare nursing students with the abilities required in meeting the healthcare needs of diverse populations.

Majors and Programs

The School of Nursing offers a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). This pre-licensure program provides a strong foundation in biblical studies, liberal arts, and the sciences. This degree prepares you for top graduate programs in nursing and careers in healthcare.

This program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate program at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. ( Nursing major candidates who have completed all program, credit, and degree requirements will be recommended for the candidate’s licensure (NCLEXRN®).

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