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Nursing

Program Summary

The Master of Science in nursing is an accredited program that prepares you for advanced practice or a nursing education role. This program moves you beyond the R.N. by building upon your current leadership skills in patient care to prepare you for national certification exams, to teach at the baccalaureate or associate’s degree level or for advanced roles as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Health and Human Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Nursing

Program Requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 February 15
Spring October 1 December 1 October 1

Early applications are strongly encouraged. 

For More Information

School of Nursing
1240 Normal Rd
Program website
nursing@niu.edu
815-753-1231

Director of Graduate Studies:
Pamela Taylor
ptaylor@niu.edu
815-753-0662

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