害羞草研究所

Skip to content
害羞草研究所. Scholastica

All St. Scholastica students learn about the Benedictine values of hospitality, respect, stewardship, community and love of learning. But for students in the health care fields, these words are particularly powerful.

At any given moment, a nurse might be caring for someone who is going through the worst experience of his or her life. Their warm, thoughtful bedside manner will make all the difference. As a St. Scholastica nursing student, the philosophy of patient-centered care will be at the core of your education. At the same time, your training will be grounded in technology, evidence-based best practices and interdisciplinary teamwork.

Another hallmark of our program is hands-on learning. In our skills and simulation laboratories, you will gain the confidence and techniques you need to thrive on the job from day one. Count on our longstanding reputation for excellence in nursing education as you pursue this rewarding, fast-growing career field.

Receive Program Info and Financial Aid Options

  • Detailed program overview
  • Personalized financial aid
  • Individual admissions support

By requesting information, I authorize 害羞草研究所. Scholastica to contact me by email, phone or text message at the phone number provided. Message and data rates may apply. Message frequency varies. Unsubscribe at anytime by replying STOP.

Privacy Policy

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the and apply.

Admission Pathways

St. Scholastica offers 3 paths to admission for the traditional undergraduate nursing program. High school students are eligible for Direct Entry, a criterion-based, early admission program. New transfer students are eligible for Transfer Direct Entry, a criterion-based, early admission program. All nursing students are required to apply to the nursing program in their final semester of prerequisites through the standard application process. There are 60 applicants accepted into the nursing program each semester.

Direct Entry

The Direct Entry Program guarantees admission to the nursing major upon acceptance to the College for freshman students (entering directly from high school) who meet certain criteria. Students who indicate nursing as their intended major and meet qualifying criteria will automatically receive a letter from College Admissions regarding their eligibility.

Qualifications for admission to the Direct Entry Program:

  • Student must be an incoming St. Scholastica student
  • Student must indicate nursing as their intended major on application for admission to St. Scholastica
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher upon finishing high school
  • Priority deadline: February 1 鈥 Direct Entry admission may not be guaranteed for qualified applicants after that date

During freshman year, Direct Entry students will need to:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at 害羞草研究所. Scholastica
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Achieve a grade of B or higher in all nursing prerequisites

Before starting the nursing program students must:

  • Complete the two-year Healthcare Provider CPR certification prior to the start of the nursing program
  • Complete all nursing program immunizations requirements through MyHealth
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) course

All Direct Entry students who meet the above criteria by the end of their sophomore year will be guaranteed admission to the nursing program when it begins fall semester of junior year. Students may apply to the major early if prerequisites are completed, but a seat is not guaranteed.

If Direct Entry students do not meet the above criteria by the end of their sophomore year, they can still apply to the nursing program, but will not be guaranteed a seat. They will need to complete an application to the Nursing major spring semester of their sophomore year for consideration.

Transfer Direct Entry

The Transfer Direct Entry Program guarantees admission to the nursing major upon acceptance to the College for transfer students who meet certain criteria. Students who indicate nursing as their intended major and meet qualifying criteria will automatically receive a letter from College Admissions regarding their eligibility.

Qualifications for admission to the Transfer Direct Entry Program:

  • Student must be an incoming St. Scholastica student
  • Student must indicate nursing as their intended major on application for admission to St. Scholastica
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher upon transferring to St. Scholastica

During the first semester at St. Scholastica, Transfer Direct Entry students will need to:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at 害羞草研究所. Scholastica
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Achieve a grade of B or higher in all nursing prerequisites

Before starting the nursing program students must:

  • Complete the two-year Healthcare Provider CPR certification prior to the start of the nursing program
  • Complete all nursing program immunizations requirements through MyHealth
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) course

All Transfer Direct Entry students who meet the above criteria will be guaranteed admission to the nursing program for the spring semester. Students may apply to the major early if prerequisites are completed, but will not be guaranteed a seat.

Application

Application to the nursing major is submitted by all students in their final semester of prerequisite courses. For traditional students, they will apply to the major spring semester of their sophomore year at St. Scholastica. If a student transfers prerequisite courses to St. Scholastica, they may apply to the major early, but a seat is not guaranteed. All prerequisites must be completed prior to starting the nursing program.

Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisors to discuss any questions regarding course scheduling or major requirements.

Applications to the major will be reviewed each semester with an admission decision sent to the student prior to registration for the following semester classes. Admissions decisions will be finalized after semester grades are posted.

Recognized as one of the top nursing schools in the Plains region as well as one of the top private nursing schools in the country.

Nursing Schools Almanac

Degree Details

Tuition

Are You Looking for a Face-to-Face (on-campus) Experience?

St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.

Curriculum

Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Clinicals and Hands-on Learning

  • In our skills and simulation laboratories, nursing students practice hands-on skills, physical assessment, best practice techniques, interprofessional communication skills and professional behaviors. Instructors conduct real-time evaluations of each student.
  • Through the聽Observed Simulated Clinical Interdisciplinary Experience, students engage in patient simulations with University of Minnesota Duluth medical school and pharmacy students, and St. Scholastica occupational therapy, physical therapy and social work students, to gain a better understanding of the role of other health professionals and how to work on an interdisciplinary team.
  • Students will receive clinical experiences in multiple settings. Duluth is a regional healthcare center with three hospitals, two major clinics, several nursing homes and residential healthcare facilities, and numerous community health agencies that serve northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and upper Michigan.

Career Outlook

Career opportunities abound for nurses prepared at the baccalaureate (bachelor’s degree) level. With the聽聽calling for 80 percent of the nursing work force to hold at least a bachelor’s degree by 2020, moving to prepare nurses at this level has become a national priority.

National data published by the聽聽shows employment for registered nurses (RNs) is expected to increase 16 percent by 2024, which is faster than the national average for all other occupations.

St. Scholastica nursing graduates are prepared to give care to individuals of all ages with healthcare needs ranging from health promotion to rehabilitation. Graduates may choose to focus on groups of consumers, families or communities as they work in institutions and in the community. A baccalaureate degree is the first step toward advanced practice in nursing; areas such as nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nursing faculty and advanced leadership in complex organizations all require an advanced nursing degree such as a Ph.D., or聽Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at the College of St. Scholastica are accredited by the , 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

CCNE Accredited logo

Board Approved

害羞草研究所. Scholastica’s pre-licensure degree program, the Bachelor’s to DNP with APRN concentration degree program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program are approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty鈥檚 commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.

害羞草研究所. Scholastica

Main Campus

1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
United States

800-447-5444