Nursing

The College of Nursing offers work leading to the Master of Science degree in nursing, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing. The college also offers a graduate-level, entry-into-practice program which integrates pre-licensure and master's course work and culminates in the Master of Science degree. Interdepartmental concentrations in Gender and Women’s Studies, Neuroscience, and Survey Research Methodology are available to PhD students; and the Interdepartmental Graduate Concentration in Women’s Health is available to master’s and PhD students. The Master of Science and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs can be completed at the Chicago campus or any one of the college’s five regional campuses. Additional information about the DNP program can be located under Nursing Practice (Professional Program: DNP) or at the College of Nursing website. The College of Nursing’s baccalaureate, master’s, and DNP programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The Nurse-Midwifery program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, and the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program is recognized by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.