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B.S. in Nursing

Are you a registered nurse looking to advance your professional role in today’s diverse healthcare field? If so, the B.S. in Nursing degree completion program is designed for you. This program will expand your current clinical knowledge while placing a strong emphasis on the science of nursing.

The program focuses on critical thinking and evidence-based nursing practices. Courses combine a scientific approach with an ethical, patient-centered approach, preparing you to work in diverse settings. In addition, the program includes management courses designed to prepare you for leadership roles in nursing.


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion program provides a quality, relevant, and rigorous nursing education based on Lasallian principles to prepare Registered Nurses for professional nursing practice and graduate study.


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion facilitates the development of caring and ethical nursing professionals committed to lifelong learning and service


  • To expand the student’s current knowledge and experience with a strong emphasis on the science of nursing
  • To further develop critical thinking in a complex health environment
  • To promote evidence-based nursing practices
  • To further develop integrative thought with an ethical patient and population-centered approach to nursing in diverse communities


The Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Program Director

Merri L. Moody APRN, CRNA, M.S.

Program Director Bachelor of Science in Nursing
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Degree Requirements


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