Mennonite College of Nursing offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree for Traditional BSN nursing students. This option is for students entering Illinois State University as a freshman or students transferring from a college or university without an Associate's Degree in Nursing.
Mennonite College of Nursing offers an online RN to BSN sequence in the Undergraduate Program for current Registered Nurses. We offer 8-week courses and students can select either a full-time or a part-time plan of study, allowing for the flexibility necessary to balance a busy work and personal life.
The Accelerated BSN Option of the undergraduate program at the Mennonite College of Nursing is for students who have demonstrated academic success and perseverance by previously completing a non-nursing bachelor’s degree. This option provides a unique opportunity for those committed to the profession of nursing to earn a second bachelor’s degree.
Illinois State University Nursing is proud to offer the BSN to MSN program in two sequences: Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Leadership & Management. Small class sizes provide more personal attention, and students can customize within the clinical portion of their program to align with individual goals. Graduates of this program work in a variety of roles in clinical, education, and administrative settings.
BSN to MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
BSN to MSN: Nursing Leadership & Management
The BSN to DNP program elevates nurses who have earned a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Earn your master's as part of the program, and select from two specialization sequences: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Leadership & Management.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree prepares nurses with a blend of clinical, organizational, economic, health care improvement, and leadership skills to serve as clinical and/or administrative leaders in health care systems. DNP-prepared nurses may also serve as educators in a variety of settings. As a practice-focused doctoral program, the DNP program focuses on practice that is innovative and evidence-based, reflecting the application of credible research findings.
Jump into a quality Ph.D. program, starting from your BSN. The BSN to Ph.D. program is ideal for someone who wants a fast-track to research and scholarly pursuits. In as little as four years in this part-time, primarily asynchronous, online program, students can graduate ready to pursue a research career in the academic, business, government, or industrial environments.
Prepare for research or scholarly roles with this PhD program. Courses are taught online.
The post-master’s FNP certificate option is available for individuals who already hold a master’s degree in nursing and wish to become licensed and practice as family nurse practitioners.
The post-master's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner option is available if you are already licensed and certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and want to become licensed as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP).
The School Nurse Graduate Certificate program provides education that will lead to increased confidence and competence as a school nurse and leader in schools. This certificate program will address professionalism, extend your knowledge, and expand your thinking about the profession. Successful completion of this program and achievement of a passing score on the School Nurse Content Exam, leads to entitlement through the Teacher Education Center at Illinois State University.