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The baccalaureate program at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). The program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

Pass rates on the national licensing exam (NCLEX) typically exceed national pass rates for baccalaureate graduates.

We offer a Direct Admission Program for High School Seniors with a high school GPA of 3.25.

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Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 201 Clinical Nursing I: Implementing Primary Prevention 5 Credits
NRSG 220 Topics in Conversations & Culture 2 Credits
NRSG 220A Conversations in Culture: The Hmong Migration 2 Credits
NRSG 220B Conversations in Culture: The Somali Migration 2 Credits
NRSG 220C Conversations in Culture: The Hispanic Migration 2 Credits
NRSG 256 Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice and Leadership 2 Credits
NRSG 271 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
NRSG 301 Clinical Nursing II: Implementing Secondary Prevention 8 Credits
NRSG 302 Clinical Nursing III: Implementing Tertiary Prevention 8 Credits
NRSG 303 Clinical Nursing IV: Community/Population Capstone 8 Credits
NRSG 303D Immersion – Local 0 Credits
NRSG 303H IMMERSION-ST LUCIA 0 Credits
NRSG 303I IMMERSION-ZAMBIA 0 Credits
NRSG 303J IMMERSION-COSTA RICA 0 Credits
NRSG 312 Informatics 3 Credits
NRSG 314 Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I 4 Credits
NRSG 315 Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II 2 Credits
NRSG 317 Global Perspectives 3 Credits
NRSG 318 Ethics, Healthcare Policy and Advocacy 3 Credits
NRSG 319 Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership 3 Credits
NRSG 336 Practicum I (MS) 1 Credit
NRSG 343 Core Concepts IV: Integration of Levels of Prevention in Nursing Care of Populations 2 Credits
NRSG 344 Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership and Technology 4 Credits
NRSG 355 Leadership: Leading Transformational Systems 2 Credits
NRSG 356 Leadership: Designer, Manager, and Coordinator of Care 4 Credits
NRSG 371 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
NRSG 390 Healthcare Ethics 4 Credits
NRSG 395 Provider of Care/Leadership Capstone 5 Credits
NRSG 397 Internship 1-16 Credits
NRSG 401 Research Methods 3 Credits
NRSG 402 Informatics 3 Credits
NRSG 403 Methods of Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement 3 Credits
NRSG 404 Evaluation and Translation of the Evidence 3 Credits
NRSG 410 Theoretical Basis for Nursing Inquiry 3 Credits
NRSG 413 Global Perspectives 3 Credits
NRSG 414 Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy 3 Credits
NRSG 415 Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership 3 Credits
NRSG 420 Transition to Advanced Practice Practicum I 1 Credit
NRSG 421 Practicum II 1-2 Credits
NRSG 422 Practicum III 1-2 Credits
NRSG 435 Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology 3 Credits
NRSG 436 Advanced Pharmacology I 3 Credits
NRSG 437 Advanced Pharmacology II 2 Credits
NRSG 439 Advanced Health Assessment 2-3 Credits
NRSG 454 The Influential Nurse Leader 3 Credits
NRSG 455 Creating a Vision for Nursing Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 456 Modern Decision Making in a Collaborative Environment 3 Credits
NRSG 464 Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation for Nurse Educators 3 Credits
NRSG 465 Facilitating Learning 3 Credits
NRSG 466 Transition to Advanced Professional Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 467 Nurse Educator Role Transition 3 Credits
NRSG 468 Advanced Clinical Knowledge 2 Credits
NRSG 471 Independent Study for Graduate Nursing 1-3 Credits
NRSG 501 Research Methods 3 Credits
NRSG 502 Informatics 3 Credits
NRSG 503 Methods of Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement 3 Credits
NRSG 504 Evaluation and Translation of the Evidence 3 Credits
NRSG 510 Theoretical Basis for Nursing Inquiry 3 Credits
NRSG 513 Global Perspectives 3 Credits
NRSG 514 Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy 3 Credits
NRSG 515 Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership 3 Credits
NRSG 520 Transition to Advanced Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 535 Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology 3 Credits
NRSG 536 Advanced Pharmacology I 2-3 Credits
NRSG 537 Advanced Pharmacology II 2 Credits
NRSG 539 Advanced Health Assessment 2-3 Credits
NRSG 551 Family Systems 2 Credits
NRSG 552 Advanced Diagnostics I 2 Credits
NRSG 553 Advanced Diagnostics II 2 Credits
NRSG 554 The Influential Nurse Leader 3 Credits
NRSG 555 Creating a Vision for Nursing Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 556 Modern Decision Making in a Collaborative Environment 3 Credits
NRSG 557 Specialty Care Management 2 Credits
NRSG 560 Advanced Practice Nursing I 3 Credits
NRSG 561 Advanced Practice Nursing II 4 Credits
NRSG 562 Advanced Practice Nursing III 4 Credits
NRSG 563 Capstone for the Advanced Practice Nurse: Transition to Practice 2 Credits
NRSG 564 Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation for Nurse Educators 3 Credits
NRSG 565 Facilitating Learning 3 Credits
NRSG 566 Transition to Advanced Professional Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 567 Nurse Educator Role Transition 3 Credits
NRSG 571 Independent Study for Graduate Nursing 1-3 Credits
NRSG 580 Practicum Inquiry I 1,2 Credits
NRSG 581 Practicum Inquiry II 1,2 Credits
NRSG 582 PRACTICUM INQUIRY III 1,2 Credits
NRSG 583 Practicum Inquiry IV 2 Credits
NRSG 584 Clinical Practicum I 2 Credits
NRSG 585 Clinical Practicum II 2 Credits
NRSG 586 Clinical Practicum III 2 Credits
NRSG 587 Clinical Practicum Elective 2 Credits
NRSG 590 Doctorate Project I 2 Credits
NRSG 591 Doctorate Project II 1 Credit
NRSG 592 Doctorate Project III 1-2 Credits
NRSG 593 Doctorate Project IV 1 Credit
NRSG 594 DOCTORATE PROJECT V 1 Credit