Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Nursing (NIU)

Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The NIU B.S. in Nursing program for Registered Nurses offers a great way to earn a degree in a flexible manner. Courses are offered in the evenings or online, so class time fits easily into work schedules.

Registered Nurses with an associate's degree or diploma who are currently practicing in the state of Illinois can enhance their nursing careers through the NIU-Community College partnerships. This program prepares students for future managerial, community health, and teaching roles while capitalizing on existing experience and knowledge.

Students enrolled in the B.S. in Nursing program will enjoy these benefits:

  • Placement credit for recent education in the field of nursing.
  • Designated class sections for Registered Nurse students.
  • Clinical experiences designed for the needs of Registered Nurse students.
  • Personalized academic advisement.
  • A mix of face-to-face and online courses that allows for flexible scheduling with a sense of community among classmates.
  • The unrivaled reputation of the NIU School of Nursing in preparing nurses for practice.
  • Convenient evening, weekend, and online courses that allow busy nurses to pursue their degree part time.

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