R.N.-B.S - NIU - School of Nursing

School of Nursing


Bachelor of Science in Nursing for RNs
(RN-BS Degree)

Northern's RN-BS Degree is designed to meet the needs of the registered nurse who wishes to complete a bachelor degree as a preparation for career advancement. NIU’s degree is distinguished by its flexibility, affordability, and quality. Most of the nursing courses are available online and face to face courses are held at a number of convenient locations throughout the region.

Our BS degree with a major in nursing prepares registered nurses like you for leadership roles in the total spectrum of health care agencies and settings. Our graduates are skilled in utilizing the knowledge of the physical and social sciences as integral aspects of nursing and are prepared to enter graduate programs that will further increase their nursing competencies and skills. 

For more information, please see our admission packet for the 'RN-BS Degree'.

Why select the RN-BS completion program at Northern Illinois University?

1. NIU's RN-BS degree program provides flexibility in meeting your busy schedule and your preferred learning style.

2. NIU's RN-BS degree program is known for its quality.

3. NIU's RN-BS degree program is affordable.