Committment to Excellence
Illinois State University leaders continue to support MCN's commitment to prepare outstanding nurses to lead in an era of growth and change.
MCN Nursing Simulation Laboratory
This state-of-the-art laboratory accommodates assessment labs, classrooms, patient simulation areas and offices. MCN Faculty received training from the top simulation experts in the country. Clinical Simulation has been well integrated into the curriculum to provide students with cutting edge technology coupled with exquisite pedagogy.
Graduates of MCN's family nurse practitioner (FNP) program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the national family nurse practitioner certification examination in 2016.
MCN Graduates achieved a 96 percent pass rate on the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2015 - better than state (86 percent) and national (85 percent) averages.
MCN faculty are known as master teachers and consistently win awards for their teaching expertise.
Classes are taught by faculty with cutting-edge research and real world clinical expertise. Faculty-student ratio at clinical sites is 1:8.
Undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to work with nationally recognized nurse scientist faculty on their research.
Scholarships and Awards
MCN offers many private scholarships and awards for nursing students and faculty.
Transcultural Nursing Experience
MCN's Transcultural Nursing Experience allows students the opportunity to examine nursing care in a location that is culturally different. Locations have included England, Russia, Kenya, Kentucky and Texas as well as Chicago area.