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Chair’s Message

Chair Jan Strom

Through its location, about an hour west of Chicago, NIU is well situated to attract and retain outstanding faculty researchers and well qualified students from the Northern Illinois region.

The large and respected NIU nursing program is a regional leader in nursing education. Nursing’s award-winning faculty are engaged in gerontological, fatigue, rehabilitation, community health, nursing historical and nursing education research. The nursing program offers undergraduate and graduate coursework leading to the B.S. and M.S. in nursing. The graduate degree offers specializations in several areas of advanced practice nursing, community health, and nursing education. The school boasts a state-of-the-art Human Patient Simulation Laboratory, as well as multiple off-campus credit and continuing education programs.

Please continue to explore our site where you will find detailed explanations of our programs.

I hope to see you as a student here soon.

Jan Strom, PhD, MPH, RN
Professor and Chair

Contact Us

School of Nursing
1240 Normal Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-1231
nursing@niu.edu