Skip to main content
online degree program - how online learning works
educating armed forces and veterans
Contact Admissions for how to enroll at Saint Leo University.
Contact Admissions to discuss financial aid options.
Click here to schedule a campus visit!
Learn more about how to start an online degree today!
Talk to us today: (877) 622-2009

Kathleen Van Eerden, Ph.D.

Find Program

    Kathleen Van Eerden, Ph.D.

    Dean, College of Health Professions; Associate Professor, Nursing/Leadership Dr. Kathy Van Eerden has expertise in nursing practice and education. Practice focused on medical-surgical and community health nursing. Nursing education experience includes teaching in associate degree, bachelor's, and master's programs in nursing. She has previously been a Dean of Nursing, Dean of Health Sciences, and Associate Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences. Areas of expertise include student retention and support, teaching methods in nursing, and nursing curriculum and program evaluation. Dr. Van Eerden has written and received over three million dollars in grant funding and has previously been a grant reviewer for the Health Resources and Services Administration.


    • Ph.D. Leadership, Learning, and Service in Higher Education, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
    • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI