Master of Science (M.S.) in Nursing

The School of Nursing offers a convenient online graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Nursing.

The School of Nursing offers online graduate programs designed to give nurses advanced skills and knowledge in specialized nursing. The Master of Science in Nursing includes the family nurse practitioner or nursing education specialization.

Earning your graduate degree can bring you more career opportunities as well as increased respect within your profession. An M.S. in Nursing also allows you to pursue your interest areas and opens the door for educational leadership opportunities.

Our program provides the flexibility to continue your education while still working in the field.

What Our Students Say

The instructors are great and helpful, and the School of Nursing has provided resources for my success.

Steven A., '22

The master's degree program in nursing at Northern Illinois University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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We are currently accepting applications for the following programs:

  • M.S.-Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master's Certificate in Nurse Education
  • Post-Master's D.N.P.
  • D.N.P. for Family Nurse Practitioner

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We've moved!

The School of Nursing programs have a new home. Beginning in the fall 2023, we are teaching and learning in our new location, the Wellness and Literacy Center at 3100 Sycamore Road. We are excited to share our new home with other healthcare disciplines including audiology, physical therapy and speech-language pathology.

Contact Us

School of Nursing
3100 Sycamore Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115


Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

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