Program Description The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is designed for registered nurses who have earned either a diploma or an associate’s degree in nursing and desire to advance their personal, professional and educational goals. This degree is required for graduate study and is beneficial for professional advancement. This program develops leadership skills and an understanding of the dynamic health care environment. You learn ways to recommend constructive change and assimilate ethical, moral, spiritual and professional concepts into your nursing practice. Benefit from a carefully designed sequence of learning strategies, including classroom instruction, research and projects. Thrive upon the previous learning and professional experiences shared by RN students in discussions. Individual and team skills develop as learners apply their studies in practice settings. Explore the attributes of other roles and settings, as well.
AT A GLANCE Format: Cohort model; accelerated classes meet once a week in person or online Program Length: 21 months Credit Hours: 44 credit hours Locations: Offered at multiple locations in the greater Chicagoland area Typical Candidate: Registered nurses with either an associate’s degree in nursing or diploma in nursing
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.