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

A bachelor of science (BS) with a major in nursing degree is a valuable addition to your registered nurse (RN) credential. As healthcare regulations change, more and more hospitals are requiring nurses to hold bachelor’s degrees and even seek graduate-level education. Not only will earning your bachelor's degree in nursing also increase your knowledge and skills as a nurse so you can provide the best patient care possible, it will 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 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. You’ll learn from practitioners and expert faculty who have experience teaching RNs. They’ll build on what you already know in classes that are conveniently scheduled to allow you to continue your nursing job and 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
Flexible & Convenient

Unlike many traditional bachelor’s degrees, North Park’s nursing degree completion classes are offered on a convenient weeknight schedule to assist you in maintaining your nursing career while completing your degree. Our campus is easy to reach by car and public transit, and classes are occasionally offered at some of our partner hospitals and clinics.

Earn Transfer Credit

You may transfer credits to North Park from previous undergraduate courses you’ve taken at accredited schools. Up to 60 hours may be transferred from a community college, and up to 90 hours from a four-year school. You’ll also receive 30 additional credits from your clinical RN coursework.

Learn more about transfer credit for bachelor's degree candidates.

Personal Attention

Because every degree-completing 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 choose the courses you need to complete your degree and meet your goals. Our faculty will also take a personal interest in getting to know you in small, in-person classes, helping you master the material and continue your career as an excellent nurse.

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Meet the Faculty

Professor Joan Andrea helps nursing students learn to communicate more effectively with patients and practice real-life medical scenarios using the resources in the Nursing Simulation Lab.

Learn more about Professor Andrea and the nursing faculty.

Joan Andrea
Required Courses

RN’s must take at least 30 semester hours through North Park, 24 of which are nursing courses. You’ll also have the benefit of taking some classes in the University’s Core Curriculum program, which can help you improve your writing and communication skills, as well as build deep connections between your work and some of life’s biggest questions.

Learn more about the courses and requirements for this program.

Scholarships and Tuition

The School of Nursing offers a straightforward and competitive tuition pricing system, with minimal additional fees. In addition, discounts are given to nurses working at some partner hospitals and we’ll work with you to help you take advantage of any employer reimbursement programs you may be eligible for. Learn more.