Academic Programs


Bachelor of Science in Nursing for RNs

Changes in the nursing field make the Bachelor of Science in Nursing an imperative for your continuing success as an RN.  The B.S. in Nursing for RNs will also prepare you for a career in health care management.

You may know about the national RN shortage but did you know that the majority of RNs who plan to retire between 2011 and 2020 are managers at health care organizations?  Thousands of nursing administrators, educators, and managers are moving on, creating opportunities for your career success.  Take note of the following articles from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

NIU Nursing students enjoy these benefits:

  • Placement credit for recent nursing education.
  • Designated class sections for RN students.
  • Clinical experiences designed specifically for the needs of RN students.
  • Resources of an accredited institution delivered in a small-school atmosphere.

Classes are offered in several formats: online, face-to-face, and part-time on evenings and weekends at several convenient locations.
To view locations offering coursework toward the RN-BS degree, click here.

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