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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion
Complete Your Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

A bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN) is a valuable addition to your registered nurse (RN) credential. As healthcare regulations change, hospital systems increasingly require nurses to hold bachelor’s degrees and even seek graduate-level education. Not only will earning your bachelor's degree in nursing increase your knowledge and skills as a nurse so you can provide the best patient care possible, it will also provide you the job security you desire and prepare you for future opportunities and degrees.

Why Choose North Park

Why North Park?

North Park University’s School of Nursing is well known for preparing caring and competent nurses who demonstrate a firm understanding of practice and ethics as they serve people from many walks of life. This program will build on what you already know and will allow you to implement your classroom learning right away.

Where Students & Alumni Work
  • Northwest Community Hospital
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Advocate Health Care Hospitals
  • Alliance Home Healthcare
In Person & Online

You'll benefit from the best of both worlds of education: face to face and online. All courses are offered in a tech-enhanced, accelerated format that blends online and classroom learning. North Park’s degree-completion classes are offered on a convenient evening weeknight schedule that allows you to complete your BSN degree while maintaining your nursing career.

Alumna Profile

Studying to become a nurse was a long process for Dolly Leong C'15. After transferring through several schools, Dolly settled in North Park's RN-to-BSN program, where she finally felt at home.

Read about how the program opened up new career options for Dolly.

Dolly Leong
Meet the Faculty

Assistant Professor Wanda Burns is passionate about preparing nurses to meet the demands of their profession with solid skills, leadership abilities, and cultural competence.

Learn more about Assistant Professor Wanda Burns and the nursing faculty.

Wanda Kay Burns
Earn Transfer Credit

You may transfer up to 90 credits to North Park from previous undergraduate courses you’ve taken at accredited schools. Thirty of those hours can be from previous nursing courses and will be granted upon completion of NURS 3210 at North Park.

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Financial Aid & Tuition

North Park offers a straightforward and competitive tuition pricing system, with minimal additional fees. We will work with you to take advantage of our flexible payment plan. In addition, a generous tuition discount is available to nurses working at some partner hospitals. Learn more.

Personal Attention

Because every student is unique, we’ll work with you one-on-one from the first question you ask to make sure you get all the information you need. Personalized advising will help you master the material and choose the courses you need to meet your professional goals. Our faculty will also get to know you as an individual in small class settings, offering encouragement and advice as you complete your bachelor's degree and continue to develop your career as an excellent nurse.

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Required Courses

RNs must take at least 30 semester hours through North Park, 24 hours in nursing and six hours in North Park’s unique core curriculum requirements. You'll also have to meet requirements for supporting nursing coursework, most of which may be met by transfer credit or testing.

This degree completion program can be completed in as little as 18 months, but you will be able to determine your own pace of study while keeping your full-time job.

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