Now is the time to invest in your future.
Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree today.

100% job placement*

$71,730 median salary**

4 semesters to obtain your degree

1 thing missing . . . YOU

 

If you are passionate about caring for people and looking for a career in health care with opportunity and flexibility, then nursing is right for you. Nurses are in demand more than ever with projected job growth of 12 percent by 2028**—well above the national average. Nursing offers opportunities in hospital, office, or clinical settings. 


Advantages of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

With a degree from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences, you get a quality education from a proven program with over 115+ years of experience. Our affiliation with the largest health care employer in Kansas City guarantees clinical placement and networking opportunities. Students choose Saint Luke’s College for:

  • Financial aid, work-study, and scholarships available for those who qualify

  • Nursing faculty with industry, clinical and teaching experience

  • Low faculty to student ratio 

  • Networking opportunities with one of the largest employers in the Kansas City area

  • Our graduates experience 100 percent job placement

  • Local volunteer opportunities outside of the classroom through our student organizations

  • Academic advising and peer tutoring available through the Student Resource Center

  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)***

  • A campus located in Kansas City’s historic Westport area and close to downtown, shopping, and restaurants


Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements 

Upon the recommendation of the faculty, the College will confer the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing upon students who have fulfilled the following requirements:

  • Completion of the 121 hours of the required program of study for the BSN degree

  • Completion of the 61 semester hours of nursing coursework within four years of enrollment at Saint Luke’s College 

  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 with no grade below C counting towards graduation 

  • BSN students must earn a minimum of 30 nursing credit hours from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences to meet the residency requirement


Bachelor of Science in Nursing Plan of Study 

Course Number — Course Title — Credit Hours

N310Pathophysiology 3

N312 Health Assessment and Promotion 4

N316 Introduction to Nursing 2

N318 Pharmacology 3

N320 Foundations of Professional Nursing 6

N322 Adult Health Nursing I 6

N324 Community and Mental Health Nursing 6

N405 Adult Health II 5

N412 Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing 2.5

N415 Maternal Child Nursing 5.5

N416 Gerontology — 2

N435 Complex Care (7.5 weeks) 6

N440 Transition to Professional Practice (7.5 weeks) 5

N475 Nursing Leadership (7.5 weeks) 3

2-Hour Elective — 2

Total Credits 61 Credits

 

NOTE: The BSN program has prerequisite requirements requiring coursework to follow a specific order. A 2-credit hour nursing elective course must also be taken prior to graduation. The nursing elective must be an approved elective as listed in the academic course catalog and it must be taken at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences. 



*Graduate employability data provided by Saint Luke’s College 2017 survey.
**Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 report. 
***The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Saint Luke’s College Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.ccneaccreditation.org.