With a combination of in-class knowledge and real-world experience, you’ll graduate with a practical nursing education that pays dividends immediately.
Preparing healthcare heroes
For over 100 years, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing nurses for successful careers in healthcare. The School of Nursing programs respond to the health care needs of both rural and urban areas, especially underserved populations, and residents with mental health needs.
The local community offers professional internships and applied learning opportunities along with unique social venues and activities in the great outdoors. Campuses throughout the region provide flexible formats, including online and in-person educational experiences.
The College of St. Scholastica’s Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and APRN Certificate programs are approved as advanced practice nursing programs by the Minnesota Board of Nursing and the Arizona Board of Nursing.
The School of Nursing
Science Center, Third Floor
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811
Meet the Dean
Sheryl Sandahl, DNP, APRN, CPNP, FNP-BC, MPH, MSN
Dean of Nursing
Dean Sandahl earned a BSN from St. Olaf College; a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities; and a Master’s in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP) from Case Western Reserve University
Her interests include curriculum development and assessment, simulation, collaborative testing and role development in nursing.