The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is for undergraduate students who do not have an RN license. Students who hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in another field are also eligible to apply to the traditional BSN program. The curriculum in the traditional BSN program incorporates face-to-face instruction and hands-on practical learning from day one. Upon completion of the traditional BSN program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses in order to receive the RN license and practice as a nurse generalist.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) completion program is for RN licensed students seeking to complete the bachelor’s degree. Students in the RN-BSN online completion program receive the same high-quality education as students in the traditional classroom setting, including information-rich course content, personalized attention, access to educational resources, library services and a network of faculty, staff and other students who take pride in education. Upon successful completion of all course work in the RN-BSN program, you will earn a fully accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago.