Science is the foundation of our understanding of the natural and physical world that sustains us, life on our planet, and of humanity’s efforts to promote health in the body, mind, and spirit for all persons and peoples. The science and health disciplines in our college directly contribute to healthy groups, organizations, and communities across cultural contexts and within sustainable natural environments. Through interprofessional collaborations, the College of Science and Health facilitates high-impact educational and professional experiences that develop global citizens whose work promotes the advancement of science and holistic health, healing and well-being of persons and peoples, and strives toward a healthier natural world in ways that are equitable, inclusive, accessible, and sustainable.
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College of Science and Health Facilities and Equipment
The new state-of-the-art Browning Hall is an interdisciplinary science building that includes four chemistry teaching labs, a chemistry research lab and instrumentation room, biology and physics laboratories. The department possesses a number of computational chemistry programs including GAMESS and the most recent version of Gaussian (Gaussian 16) the most popular and widely used computational program in chemistry.
Students have access to a variety of modern chemical instruments including FTIR (Perkin Elmer Frontier), UV-VIS-NIR (Perkin Elmer Lambda 750), UV-Vis (Perkin Elmer Bio Rad 10), NMR (Nanalysis NMR Ready 60e) and Fluorescence (ISS PC1) spectrometers. Other instruments include a UV photoreactor, a GC-FID (Agilent 6890), an HPLC (Agilent 1100), and a polarimeter (Steeg & Reuter). Chemistry students also have access to an array of biological instrumentation including PCR, flow cytometer, electrophoresis and ultracentrifuge equipment.
Electronic resources include access to a variety of journals and databases. The Biological Sciences department possesses a number of computational chemistry programs.
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College of Science and Health Accreditations, Approvals and Grants
The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The COA is the accrediting agency for nurse anesthesia programs in the United States, its territories, and protectorates.
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-4001
Main Number: 847-655-1160
The baccalaureate and master's nursing programs at Webster University, located in Saint Louis, Missouri, are accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is continuing accreditation.
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the master's nursing program is continuing accreditation.
The MA in Counseling emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling — available at the main campus in St. Louis, Missouri, and the South Carolina campuses in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, and Columbia — is accredited by The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
Webster University is registered as an Approved Continuing Education Partner (ACEP) with the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc (NBCC).
Webster University holds membership in both the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
Historically, the first time pass rate for the CRNA exam is 94.4%
- The class of 2020 (18 students) had a 83% first-time pass rate and a 100% overall pass rate
- The class of 2019 (17 students) had a 88% first-time pass rate and a 100% overall pass rate
- The class of 2018 (16 students) had a 88% first-time pass rate and a 100% overall pass rate
- The class of 2017 (17 students) had a 94% first-time pass rate and a 100% overall pass rate
- The class of 2016 (18 students) had a 100% first-time pass rate and a 100% overall pass rate
- The class of 2015 (18 students) had a 84% first-time pass rate and a 100% overall pass rate
The employment rates for graduates of the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Program within 6 months of graduation remains at 100%:
- The class of 2020 – 100%
- The class of 2019 – 100%
- The class of 2018 – 100%
- The class of 2017 – 100%
- The class of 2016 – 100%
- The class of 2015 – 100%
The Nurse Anesthesia Program retains a very low attrition rate:
- The class of 2020 (18/19) had a 5.3% attrition rate
- The class of 2019 (17/17) had a 0% attrition rate
- The class of 2018 (16/16) had a 0% attrition rate
- The class of 2017 (16/17) had a 5.8% attrition rate
- The class of 2016 (18/18) had a 0% attrition rate
- The class of 2015 (18/20) had a 10% attrition rate
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