- Majors & Degrees
- Traditional Four-Year Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (TBSN)
- Accelerated One-Year Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (ABSN)
- Registered Nurse to Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
- Accelerated Master's of Science in Nursing (AMSN)
- Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner (MSN-NP)
- Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN-CNL)
- Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate (Post-MSN NP Certificate)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post-Baccalaureate (BSN to DNP)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post-Master's (MSN to DNP)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)
- Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
- One year of clinical experience.
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 on a 4.0 system for admission as a Classified student.
- Supporting recommendations from three persons (preferably master's or doctorally prepared nurses) who can speak to your potential for success from an academic and/or professional perspective.
- Two-page type written, double-spaced essay addressing 1) your goal for doctoral study, 2) research translation area of interest for the Capstone Project, and 3) career goals.
- Curriculum Vita/Resume documenting educational, clinical nursing, service to nursing profession, and community volunteer experiences as appropriate.
- An unencumbered registered nurse license in the state in which clinical experience will be done.
- Current CPR certification (American Heart Association).
- Personal interview may be required.
Saint Louis University currently accepts applications to the Nurse Practitioner (Master's, Post-Master's NP Certificate, and DNP) programs from those who reside in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Undergraduate pre-requisites that must be completed prior to acceptance into the program:
- Completion of an undergraduate-level descriptive and inferential statistics course.
- Completion of a beginning-level health assessment course or the equivalent thereof.