School of Nursing
Receiving the Nightingale Award for Outstanding Nursing School of the Year three times in the last 7 years, Southeastern’s School of Nursing prepares graduates for a professional career in nursing. Established in 1963, the program has over 1800 majors and annually graduates approximately 140 undergraduates and 15 to 20 masters level nurses in functional areas such as nurse educator, administrator and nurse practitioner. The graduate program is offered as part of an intercollegiate consortium.
The School of Nursing offers nursing courses on the Hammond campus as well as the Baton Rouge Center (BRC) located at 4849 Essen Lane. Theory courses are based primarily on the Hammond campus for the first two semesters and at the Baton Rouge Center for the remaining three semesters. Clinical opportunities are offered on the Northshore as well as in the Baton Rouge area.
The mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare professional nurses as caregivers and managers who provide leadership to enhance the health of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations - by providing education which incorporates essential elements of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education, professional standards of care and performance, by promoting research and evidence-based nursing, by advocating for an improved health care delivery system to meet the needs of clients across the lifespan in diverse healthcare environments, and by promoting the advancement of the profession.
The role of the School of Nursing is to provide undergraduate and graduate nursing students courses in the professional field of nursing enhanced by support courses in arts, sciences, and humanities.
The scope of the School of Nursing encompasses providing nursing education, research, and health care services to clients across the lifespan in diverse healthcare environments within the southeastern region of Louisiana.
The School of Nursing Programs at Southeastern Louisiana University
are fully accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1120
For Program information contact:
Dr. Eileen Creel, DNS, R.N.,
Department Head, School of Nursing
(Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Room 1009, Hammond)