The Deicke Center of Nursing Education baccalaureate program offers an option leading to the bachelor of science degree with a major in nursing for registered nurses who are graduates of associate degree nursing programs or hospital schools of nursing. This program is currently offered off-campus through the cohort model at partner hospitals through the Academic Partnership Program with the School for Professional Studies.
The RN/BS student must meet the following criteria for admission to the nursing program:
RN/BS Nursing Sequence
The nursing sequence consists of six required NRS course units that incorporate didactic and/or clinical practice: NRS 320, NRS 403, NRS 411, NRS 412, NRS 420 and NRS 421
Required Support Courses
RN/BS students must complete the following:
Academic Partnership Program
The Academic Partnership Program brings the College's degree completion for RNs program directly into hospitals throughout metropolitan Chicago. Students complete their entire curriculum at their own place of work. Cohorts have been held on-site at various hospitals including Elmhurst Hospital, Advocate Lutheran General, Advocate Christ, Advocate Good Samaritan, Advocate Illinois Masonic, Hinsdale Hospital and Gottleib Hospital.