Thank you for considering the School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Lindenwood University! Our undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to prepare students for a collaborative, interprofessional career in the transforming healthcare environment. We are excited that you are considering the next step in your healthcare career by pursuing your degree and want to partner with you for that journey.
Why should I pursue a Bachelor’s Degree?
Expanded Employment Opportunities
- For nursing and allied health professionals, a bachelor’s degree is preferred and sometimes required for many healthcare positions particularly in specialty healthcare areas.
- Enrolling in a baccalaureate program improves your marketability to potential employers and creates opportunities to advance within your current healthcare practice whether you are new graduate or experienced professional.
Healthcare Career Foundation
- A baccalaureate degree improves your career potential and flexibility, especially for specialty positions.
- By pursuing a bachelor’s degree now, you are establishing a foundation for a graduate degree - MSN, MHA, MBA, DNP, PhD – whatever you want to take as the next step in your healthcare education!
Why should I pursue a degree at Lindenwood SONAHS?
Innovative Curriculum and Courses
- The nursing and allied health curriculum are both Innovative and forward thinking to prepare healthcare professionals to take an active role in the transforming healthcare environment.
- The graduate and undergraduate curriculums include unique courses encompassing current healthcare concepts such as safety, quality, health policy and finance, informatics, evidence based practice, and patient centered care.
- Students can individualize a plan of study to pursue his/her degree at a pace that is aligned with school/work/life balance.
- Each SONAHS student is assigned a dedicated faculty advisor to provide individualized advice and mentoring essential to success. The faculty advisor will work with students to continuously update the plan of study to meet work/life/school balance needs.
- SONAHS courses are taught by dedicated professionals with healthcare expertise in their areas of teaching. The majority of nursing and allied health courses are taught by full time faculty who are focused on students’ successful learning experiences within each of the programs.
Lindenwood University Reputation of Excellence
- SONAHS was founded in August 2013 was established to support community growth and the growing need for healthcare services in the St. Charles County community and beyond. The SONAHS provides access to higher levels of education for nursing and allied health professionals in response to an increasingly complex healthcare system.
- SONAHS students join the current 16,000+ students at Lindenwood University who have selected LU to pursue their degree.
- Lindenwood has been fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1921.
What else do I need to know about the SONAHS?
Program Planning Guides, “Bingo Sheets”
- SONAHS faculty have developed checklists (commonly called “bingo sheets”) that list all of your degree requirements that allows you to keep track of where you stand in your progress toward graduation.