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 Post-Licensure Nursing Education Programs

The State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation does not regulate or give approval for these types of programs.


RN Baccalaureate-Completion Programs Public Universities

Program City
Chicago State University Chicago
Eastern Illinois University ** Charleston
Governors State University ** University Park
Mennonite College of Nursing - IL State University ** Normal
Northern Illinois University ** DeKalb
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville ** Edwardsville
University of Illinois at Chicago ** Chicago
Western Illinois University School of Nursing ** Macomb
RN Post-licensure Nursing Certificate Programs  

 

**The asterisk denotes that the program is either offered online or the program has a large online component.
    Please go to the program’s website for details.


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RN Baccalaureate-Completion Programs Private Universities

Program City
Aurora University ** Aurora
Benedictine University Lisle
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences ** Quincy
Bradley University Peoria
Chamberlain College of Nursing ** Addison
Elmhurst College Elmhurst
Lakeview College of Nursing Danville
Lewis University Romeoville
Loyola University ** Chicago
MacMurray College ** Jacksonville
McKendree University ** Lebanon
Methodist College ** Peoria
Millikin University ** Decatur
North Park University Chicago
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais
Rasmussen College Aurora, Mokena/Tinley Park, Rockford, Romeoville/Joliet
Resurrection University Chicago
St. Anthony College of NRSG-DE ** Rockford/Freeport
St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Peoria
St. John’s College, Department of Nursing ** Springfield
St. Xavier University - DE ** Chicago
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences Rock Island
University of St. Francis, Leach College of Nursing ** Joliet
RN Post-licensure Nursing Certificate Programs  

 

**The asterisk denotes that the program is either offered online or the program has a large online component.
    Please go to the program’s website for details.


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Graduate Education Programs - Public Universities

Program City
Governors State University (MSN, DNP) University Park
Mennonite College of Nursing - Illinois State University (MSN, Post-Masters DNP, PhD) ** Normal
Northern Illinois University School of Nursing and Health Services (MS - Major in Nursing) DeKalb
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (MS, DNP, post-masters DNP, post-masters DNP and MBA) Edwardsville
University of Illinois at Chicago (MS, DNP, PhD in Nursing, AGMS) Chicago
Graduate Education Specialization Focus
Graduate Degree Advanced Practice Specialization

 

**The asterisk denotes that the program is either offered online or the program has a large online component.
    Please go to the program’s website for details.


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Graduate Education Programs - Private Universities

Program City
Aurora University (MSN) Aurora
Benedictine University (MSN) Lisle
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (MSN) ** Quincy
Bradley University (MSN, DNP) ** Peoria
Chamberlain College of Nursing (MSN, DNP)** Addison
DePaul University (MS, DNP) ** Chicago
Elmhurst College (MSN) Elmhurst
Lewis University (MSN, DNP, MSN/MBA)** Romeoville/Fox Valley Region
Loyola University (MSN, DNP, PhD) ** Chicago
McKendree University (MSN, MSN/MBA) ** Lebanon
Methodist College (MSN) Peoria
Millikin University (MSN, DNP) Decatur
North Park University (MSN) Chicago
Olivet Nazarene University (MSN) Bourbonnais
RUSH University (MSN, DNP, PhD in Nursing)** Chicago
Resurrection University (MSN) Chicago
St. Anthony College of Nursing (MSN, DNP) ** Rockford
St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (MSN, DNP) Peoria
St. John's College, Department of Nursing (MSN) Springfield
St. Xavier University-DE (MSN, MSN/MBA) ** Chicago
University of St. Francis, Leach College of Nursing (MSN, DNP) ** Joliet
Graduate Education Specialization Focus
Graduate Degree Advanced Practice Specialization

 

**The asterisk denotes that the program is either offered online or the program has a large online component.
    Please go to the program’s website for details.


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Graduate Education Programs - Nurse Anesthesia Programs

Program City
The Millikin University and Decatur Memorial Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program (DNP: Nurse Anesthesia) Decatur
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Nurse Anesthesia Program (DNAP: Nurse Anesthesia) North Chicago
RUSH University (DNP: Nurse Anesthesia) Chicago
The School of Nurse Anesthesia, NorthShore University HeatlhSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia/DePaul University (DNP: Nurse Anesthesia) Evanston
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (DNP: Nurse Anesthesia) Edwardsville

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