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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Julie Hebenstreit

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Director of Undergraduate Program, Julie Hebenstreit

Julie Hebenstreit

Chairperson of Nursing


Credentials: Ed.D, RN, CNE

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Education in Leadership, St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Master of Arts in Medical–Surgical Nursing, Minor in Sociology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Teaching Areas

  • Altered Physiologic Mode Nursing II
  • Psychomotor Strategies in Nursing I

Health Care Interests

  • I am most passionate about the area of medical–surgical nursing in general but particularly acute care
  • My main practice experience has been on medical–surgical hospital units

Areas of Research Willing to Discuss With Nursing Students

  • Structural and Psychological Empowerment
  • Innovative Behavior

Current Projects

  • I serve on the Governance Committee and Past Presidents Council of the Mu Lambda Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • I am continuing my research study on nurse educator perceptions of structural empowerment, psychological empowerment, and innovative behavior

I can be reached by email,, or phone, 507-389-6828.