Christian care + compassion
Our mission is to prepare highly qualified individuals for professional practice in a diverse range of healthcare settings. We will not just help you become a nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, we will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to carry on Jesus’ ministry to help those in need. Building on a strong, biblically-based education, we want nursing students to go deeper into our mission to care for communities both locally and globally. Are you up to the challenge?
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“One of the things I have loved about Crown’s nursing department is the education I have received that emphasizes serving and caring for others with a Christian worldview. It has not only given me the skills and knowledge to be a confident nurse, it has helped to develop my faith.”
Crown College has been ranked #16 in Best Nursing Schools in Minnesota by “Best Values Schools.
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From the Crown Catalog
The following are minimum threshold requirements to be considered for acceptance into the Crown College Nursing Department. Space may be limited, however, and not all qualified applicants are guaranteed acceptance.
Achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75, pending spring grades. GPA will be calculated based on all current/previous college-level coursework.
Complete all prerequisite courses with a grade of C+ or higher, pending spring grades, and with no prerequisite course being taken more than twice.
- Developmental Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
- Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- General Organic Biochem
- Applied Statistics
Complete standardized pre-admission testing (Kaplan Admission Test), administered through the Nursing Department, at or above the threshold determined by the Nursing Department.
Be recommended for acceptance to the Nursing Department by one person outside the Nursing Department.
Proof of current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care Provider through Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Receive a clear background study through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) prior to starting clinicals.
Demonstrate a level of personal health consistent with safe nursing practice as determined in a physical examination within past 12 months.
Provide one of the following negative TB test results within the past 12 months:
- Single-step Mantoux (TB skin test-TST).
- QuantiFERON®–TB Gold In-Tube test (QFT-GIT) or T-SPOT®.TB test (T-Spot).
- Documented normal chest x-ray.
- After admission to nursing program a symptoms assessment form may be required.
Provide documentation of immunizations (according to MN Dept of Health recommendations for healthcare personnel, 2021) for:
- Hepatitis B series
- MMR-Measles, Mumps, & Rubella
- Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) once and Td booster every 10 years
- Meningococcal A and B-every 5 years boost with MenACWY
Comply with all policies and procedures of the most current editions of the Nursing Department Student Handbook and Crown College Catalog (including Christian Service).
Meet Lucina our high-fidelity simulator by CAE. Our new, high-fidelity simulator help students prepare for entry-level nursing practice with real-life scenarios that promote positive patient outcomes. Come learn how the human body responds to disease processes and how you as a nurse will use critical thinking skills to facilitate appropriate interventions. There is nothing like hands-on learning.
Put your skills to use before you graduate. We partner with local hospitals and agencies to provide supervised work experience in medical settings. Clinicals will prepare students for real-life scenarios in a safe environment while giving opportunities to share Jesus’ love with others.
Learning in the classroom is one of the core ways that you can grow as a person. However, we believe classrooms can only go so far. That is why each student has the opportunity to connect with a faculty or staff member to talk about class, life, and Jesus. Because learning is more than just knowledge, it is experiencing life-changing relationships.