Saint Luke's College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Saint Luke's College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Our students today are the health care leaders of tomorrow

WHO WE ARE

Saint Luke’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences is an educational leader serving exceptional students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing, OT, PT, CSD, and other health professionals. Our students graduate with a degree that is not siloed within their discipline, but appreciative of others within their college and community.

WHAT WE DO

Our unique programs are designed to prepare graduates to become health professionals who can meet the health care needs of diverse populations and work in a variety of organizations. Each degree is built upon active-learning techniques including simulation, hands-on activities, and service-learning.

Saint Luke's Health System Employee Discount

Medical Assisting Certificate and Associate Degree - $300/credit discount
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - At least 60% off gross annual tuition
RN to BSN - $250/credit discount
Master of Science in Nursing - 20% tuition discount
Doctorate in Education in Healthcare Education - 10% tuition discount
All other traditional bachelor's degree programs (first degree and full-time) - At least 60% off gross annual tuition (after all other Rockhurst financial aid is applied)
All other traditional bachelor's degree programs (part-time) - 30% discount
All other master's degree and graduate certificate programs - 10% tuition discount

Saint Luke’s Health System and Rockhurst University will consider discounts on programs that fulfill SLHS’s workforce needs, the continuation of workforce development efforts to address workforce needs for the city and region, and short courses of instruction, certificates, and micro-credentials for employees. Discounts apply to SLHS employees' dependents for all undergraduate programs. For more information about the tuition discount, please contact our Admissions team.

Degree Program Offerings

The Facts

100 % Completion Rate

All students enrolling in our MSN degree complete the program.

AG-ACNP and NE programs from 2015-2017. FNP not yet reporting. Reported in January 2019 CCNE self-study.

93 % Pass Rate

Our AG-ACNP students passed their ANCC Certification Exams at a 93% rate the first time they sat for the exam—a rate well above the national average of 84%.

Average of scores for the AG-ACNP 2015-2017 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) data.

100 % Job Placement

The health care industry will continue to outpace other occupations by growing as much as 31% by 2026. Our affiliation with the third-largest private employer in KC, St. Luke's Health System and Hospital, helps our graduates find employment easily.

Job placement rate based on SLCHS’s BSN 2017 post-graduation survey. Growth data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Report

#18 In the U.S. for OT Program Career Support

Nearly 100% of our program grads have OT jobs within six months of graduation, and we give them every resource we can to help them get there.

per graduateprograms.com

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We have a really good rapport with our professors and our teachers here to build off what we're learning from one class to the next. It's a very open line of communication between us and the professors.

– Joe, DPT '22

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Accreditation

Each of our graduate programs was awarded full accreditation from their respective professional accrediting agency.


Communication Sciences and Disorders

Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy

Communication Sciences and Disorders

The master’s (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at Rockhurst University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700

Occupational Therapy

The OTD program has reached Candidacy Status through ACOTE. The program must complete an on-site evaluation and be granted full Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

ACOTE c/o AOTA, The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
6116 Executive Blvd Ste 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
Phone (members): 800-SAY-AOTA (729-2682)
Phone (non-members): 301-652-6611

ACOTE

Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Rockhurst University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 13030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://capteonline.org.
If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 816-501-4059 or email Beth.Harris@rockhurst.edu.
Capte Accreditation

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Westport Campus

624 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111

816-936-8700

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Troost Campus

1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

816-501-4600

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.