Sigma Theta Tau - NIU - Nursing

Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau

The Beta Omega chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing was established in October, 1975. Members are comprised of undergraduate students, registered nurse students, graduate students, nurse leader candidates. Membership is based on established criteria and is by invitation only.

Contact sttibo@niu.edu for more information or visit Sigma Theta Tau International's website.

Membership Information and Criteria

  • Membership is by invitation only.
  • Formerly an all-paper process, the new induction system is an electronic induction system.
  • Individuals meeting the criteria for membership will receive an electronic invitation.
  • Response deadlines, membership fees and induction date and time will be included in the e-mail invitation.

Undergraduate Students must:

  • Have completed ½ of the nursing curriculum.
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale).
  • Rank in the upper 35 percentile of the graduating class
  • Meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Registered Nurse Students must:

  • Have completed 12 credit hours at current school.
  • Have completed ½ of the nursing curriculum.
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale).
  • Rank in the upper 35 percentile of graduating class.
  • Meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Graduate Students must:

  • Have completed ¼ of the nursing curriculum.
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 grading scale).
  • Meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Nurse Leader Candidates must:

  • Be legally recognized to practice nursing in his/her country.
  • Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field
  • Demonstrated achievement in nursing.
Graduation Tassle