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
N310 — Pathophysiology — 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.