Program Description The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is specially designed for those who hold a baccalaureate degree in another field or have earned at least 66 credit hours from an accredited college or university and desire a career as a registered nurse. The program provides students with a professional foundation integrating nursing theory with skills required for nursing practice in a personalized interactive online and clinical experience. Graduates of this rigorous program will be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. They will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). After passing the NCLEX-RN, graduates will be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in a host of medical settings. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing provides opportunities to work in specialty areas that offer even greater job security and flexibility. It also positions you for further advancement opportunities that might not otherwise be available to you.
AT A GLANCE Format: Full-time program with a blend of online theory courses and practical, hands-on clinical experiences Program Length: 16 months Credit Hours: 63 hours for nursing core, plus additional 9 hours of corequisites Locations: Classes offered online; with clinical hours completed in Oak Brook, IL Typical Candidate: Candidates will have a baccalaureate degree in another field or have earned at least 66 hours from an accredited college or university, and will desire a career as a registered nurse.
OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITYFounded in 1907, Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 120 areas of study, including traditional undergraduate programs and accelerated degree programs for busy adults. Olivet’s main campus is located in the historic village of Bourbonnais, Ill. — just 50 miles south of Chicago’s loop — with additional School of Graduate and Continuing Studies locations in Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Ill.; throughout Chicagoland; and in Hong Kong. To learn more about Olivet, click here.