Minnesota School of Business and Globe University’s Nursing Program Recognized by Honor Society Sigma Theta Tau International

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Since 2006 the growing nursing school has graduated 132 students and boasts an overall job placement rate of 97 percent.

MSB Nursing students at STTI induction ceremony

Globe University and Minnesota School of Business faculty and STTI inductees at the induction ceremony.

In the most recent reporting year of 2010-2011 the college’s nursing program had a 95 percent retention rate and 97 percent job placement rate.

The Minnesota School of Business (MSB) bachelor of science in nursing program has been included as a chapter school member of the Chi-at-Large chapter of the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nursing Honor Society. The induction ceremony took place at St. Olaf College in early November. MSB’s nursing program joins four other Minnesota nursing schools—Bethel University, St. Catherine University, Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Olaf College—as Chi-at-Large school members of the honor society.

The mission of Sigma Theta Tau International is “to support the learning, knowledge and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide” with a vision to “create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people.”

As a member school of Chi-at-Large, faculty and students are charged with developing nursing leaders that are committed to the ideals and purposes of the nursing profession. In order to be recognized by STTI, nursing students must still meet the academic organization’s standards to achieve and maintain membership in the honor society.

Efforts to qualify MSB’s nursing program for STTI’s rigorous requirements were led by faculty member Raney Linck, who also serves at the international level of STTI as Region Four Chapter coordinator overseeing chapters in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North and South Dakota, and the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Since beginning its bachelor’s of science in nursing program in 2006, Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business have graduated 132 students. There are currently 115 students in the school’s growing program. The twelve-quarter (three-year) nursing degree program provides a comprehensive nursing curriculum preparing graduates to practice in a diverse global community. The nursing program is taught at a major campus in Richfield, Minn., near Minneapolis.

In the most recent reporting year of 2010-2011 the college’s nursing program had a 95 percent retention rate and 97 percent job placement rate.*

For more information about The Minnesota School of Business BSN program, visit http://www.msbcollege.edu/degree-programs/health-sciences/nursing/ or call 1-877-655-7676.

*As reported in the 2011 ACICS Campus Accountability Report.

ABOUT GLOBE UNIVERSITY, MINNESOTA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ITS AFFILIATE SCHOOLS

Globe University and Minnesota School of Business are part of a premier, family-managed system of career colleges, universities and training centers based in Woodbury, Minn. These specialty-skills colleges prepare work-ready professionals for successful careers in a wide range of high-demand fields. Through its mission, We Care, the organization integrates hands-on and career-focused education with service- and applied-learning experiences that expose students to their communities and real-world situations. Programs offer undergraduate, diploma and graduate degrees in a wide range of career fields, including business and accounting, health sciences, including the bachelor’s of science in nursing, legal sciences, technology, creative media and applied arts. More than 30 programs are available online. All academic programs are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information, visit http://www.msbcollege.edu.

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