Graduate Areas of Study | School of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The DNP program is based on The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice curriculum guidelines (AACN, 2006), and reflects a multidisciplinary design incorporating appropriate graduate level courses from other disciplines. Offered in an on-campus B.S. to DNP and an online Post-Master's DNP format.

Nursing Informatics Certificate

The nursing informatics certificate provides nurses with a background in the emerging area of healthcare informatics. This 100% online program focuses on techniques and practices to make patient information readily available at the point of care. The curriculum offers an in-depth study of computerized health information systems, knowledge management, consumer healthcare, and data management and other informatics.

Engaged in Accreditation Process | February 15 — 17, 2017

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and the Post-Graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certificate offered by the School of Nursing at The College of St. Scholastica will be reviewed by a team of program evaluators from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education February 15 – February 17, 2017.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree will be reviewed for re-accreditation. The Post-Graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certificate will be reviewed for initial accreditation.

The public is invited to provide written comments regarding the programs. Please send your written, signed comments to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education at:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
ATTN: Third-Party Comments
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

Or thirdpartycomments@aacn.nche.edu

Third party comments must be written in English, and will be received until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation. Any comments submitted in a language other than English will not be processed. Your comments must be received by January 25, 2017. Signed comments will be shared with the program evaluators but not with the program.