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Location: Chicago
Start Term: Fall, Spring
Program Type: Major

Rapid growth in healthcare has created a demand for registered nurses to face and overcome the challenges in today’s health-related jobs. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Roosevelt University will prepare students for professional careers in the Healthcare field as Registered Nurses (RNs). RU’s nursing programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), utilize experience-based learning in order to provide an advanced education both inside and outside the classroom. Through the nursing classes, students will receive real-world experience through our clinical affiliations with area hospitals including Weiss Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Mount Sinai Health Systems.

Expectations & Requirements


With direct admit into the nursing school freshman year, students will be a part of RU’s nursing support center which includes academic and career test prep support incorporated in the coursework. Our nursing programs prepare students to become registered nurses by taking the NCLEX-RN exam and obtain licensure from the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and meets crucial national, state, and local needs for Baccalaureate prepared nursing professionals.

Sample Courses

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Adult Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing of Childbearing & Childrearing Families
  • Pharmacology
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology