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Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Building healthy communities

Health care professionals who can care for the body and the mind are in great demand.

As the demands and requirements for professionals in healthcare continue to evolve, Stritch remains at the forefront of advances in the industry. Since 1980, the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) has demonstrated achievement in staying ahead of the curve and providing cutting-edge education.

Today, we continue to be a leading provider of creative, flexible programs that integrate theory and practices to help create healthier communities.

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Caring. Compassionate. Cutting-edge

Degree programs available in the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Stritch.

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CONHS is now home to Stritch's M.A. Psychology programs

The Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences recently welcomed the students and faculty from the master's level psychology programs into the college. These outstanding, world-renowned General and Clinical Psychology programs are a great fit for CONHS.


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BSN program accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Cardinal Stritch University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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The best way to learn more is through a personalized visit. Meet faculty and fellow students, ask questions, and learn about the admissions process for any program in the College.

Vera Joplin

B.S. in Nursing

I have built such solid relationships here with students, instructors and staff. People at Stritch are so genuine, and they really want you to succeed.

Aliyah Love

B.S. in Nursing

Once I toured Stritch, I felt an instant connection. As I walked down the halls, I saw younger students and older students of multiple nationalities and backgrounds.


Funding your education

The undergraduate degree programs are competitively priced to make your education affordable. Our counselors in the Financial Aid Office know how to help students identify all options available for funding their education. Learn more about our tuition and the financial aid process.

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Build life long connections with the Alumni Network

More than 38,000 Stritch alumni are recognized worldwide for their leadership roles in businesses, health care organizations, corporations, educational institutions, entrepreneurial ventures and non-profit organizations. Responsive to the needs of their communities, Stritch graduates are critical thinkers, ethical decision-makers and lifelong learners.

October 04, 2021

Stritch welcomes Dr. Vincent Salyers as nursing dean

Nolan Wright 2020

March 18, 2020

Nursing major Nolan Wright transfers to Stritch to pursue dream career

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Prayer Service

January 20, 2022

4:00 PM

Praying Hands

Ecumenical Prayer Service

January 25, 2022

4:00 PM

Stritch Social

Stritch Social: Clay Workshop + Volleyball

January 27, 2022


5:30 PM

Experience the Stritch Campus

Schedule a Tour

Contact admissions for more information.


Lori R. Stutte

Chair - Undergraduate Nursing|Faculty - Nursing

College of Nursing & Health Sciences|Graduate Nursing

(414) 410-4389