As the only university in South Dakota to earn a Holistic Nursing Program endorsement, Augustana and its nursing department have been regional leaders in preparing nurses for more than 80 years.
- AU’s pass rates on the NCLEX are consistently higher than the state and national average.
- Nursing students are immersed in an interactive learning environment that features an advanced simulation center, case study reviews, role playing and electronic health records.
- Students have weekly clinical experiences in health care settings in Sioux Falls — a health care hub.
- Students participate in leadership practicums focused on the collaboration, delegation, and prioritizing skills essential to success in health care.
Augustana also offers a Master of Science in nursing (MSN) and post-graduate certificates.