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About Chamberlain

We are a single-purpose nursing college, so every resource – from Career Services to our Centers for Academic Success – is dedicated to preparing students for success in the healthcare system of the future.

Students learn in a variety of settings depending on the program and program option. Traditional classrooms, online forums, our SIMCARE CENTER™ nursing skills lab and clinical and practicum experiences all afford students a well-rounded experience that prepares them for their nursing career.

We offer a 3-year BSN degree program at our 18 campuses nationwide and flexible online programs for registered nurses that include the RN to BSN degree completion option and MSN and DNP degree programs.*

What You Can Expect with Chamberlain

  • Dedicated Student Support
  • On-site and Online Programs
  • International Service Opportunities
  • Transfer Credit Opportunities

“Chamberlain has prepared me to be a 21st century, innovative nurse leader.”

– Chamberlain College of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing degree student

Experience Chamberlain Care

At Chamberlain, we believe if we take extraordinary care of our students, we will graduate extraordinary nurses who can have a significant and positive impact on healthcare worldwide. Care is what distinguishes us – Chamberlain Care.

We make sure that you have the resources you need to be successful, including:

  • Online Library Resources and Research
  • Student Academic Success (SAS) Plan
  • Center for Academic Success
  • Career Services
  • ASPIRE Student Assistance Program

Chamberlain students have something special. They are eager to learn, confident in their skills and determined to make a difference in their patients’ lives. Whether our students are aspiring nurses or nurse advancers building on professional experience, Chamberlain offers the degree programs and options, resources and support to help them succeed.

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*Program/program option availability varies by state/location. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program enables students to earn their BSN degree in as few as three years of year-round study instead of the typical four years with summers off, allowing students to enter the workforce sooner than their peers at other higher education institutions.

The CCNE-accredited* BSN degree program is available at 18 locations across the country, each featuring high-tech nursing labs and experienced faculty. Chamberlain College of Nursing’s BSN degree program is an entry-level program for those looking to launch a nursing career.

Benefits include:

  • A combined curriculum, so you can take nursing-specific courses as early as the end of your first year of classes
  • Leaving traditional classrooms behind when you learn in our SIMCARE CENTER™
  • Professors who are professional educators and practicing registered nurses (RNs)
  • No waiting lists or prerequisite courses
  • Small class sizes for increased professor and student interaction

“I felt challenged in my classes and clinical experiences, gaining knowledge to become a competent and caring nurse.”

– Gretchen, BSN Graduate ‘12

What You’ll Learn

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program incorporates nursing and liberal arts coursework in a program that provides the education and skills necessary for a lifetime of personal and professional growth. Our nursing curriculum focuses on combining theoretical knowledge, psychomotor skill acquisition, and development of clinical judgment/reasoning.

Chamberlain students are not required to complete non-nursing coursework before being eligible to apply to the nursing degree curriculum. In fact, most of our three-year BSN degree students begin nursing courses as early as the end of their first year.

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*The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791).

*Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org.

 

RN to BSN Online Option

Chamberlain’s RN to BSN option allows registered nurses to advance their nursing careers by earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree online in as few as 3 semesters*.

The RN to BSN option offers a flexible, online curriculum with no mandatory login times. And, as an RN, you may be awarded up to 82 proficiency credits for your nursing experience before you even begin the program.

With the RN to BSN option, you can combine the convenience of online learning with engaged faculty and supportive admissions representatives who are focused on helping you reach your educational goals.

Program Highlights:

  • 24/7 access to courses
  • No mandatory login times
  • Gain up to 82 proficiency credits for your experience
  • Group-specific tuition rates for healthcare partners and military students
  • 100% online coursework with experiential learning activities

“The people and experiences I have encountered at Chamberlain have helped me become more adaptable, creative and intuitive.”

– Chamberlain College of Nursing RN to BSN degree completion option student

What You’ll Learn

Chamberlain’s RN to BSN curriculum is designed to expand and enrich the professional careers of nurses. Application to real-world scenarios is emphasized through coursework and faculty-led class discussions; this means you can start applying what you learn as you learn it.

RN to BSN Areas of Study:

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Community health nursing
  • Collaborative healthcare

Get started today, request more information about the RN to BSN option.

*With year round, full time enrollment

**Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org 

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Chamberlain’s online MSN program combines convenient online courses, supportive faculty and rich practicum experiences that prepare you to change your nursing practice in one of five nursing specialties: Nurse Educator, Nurse Executive, Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare Policy or Nursing Informatics.

Program Highlights:

  • Earn your MSN in as few as two years taking one class at a time, with year round, full time enrollment
  • Coursework is 100% online with 24/7 access to courses
  • No GRE required
  • CCNE accredited*
  • Learn from engaged, responsive nurse educators who are experts in their field
  • Leverage resources including personalized advising, virtual tutoring and online library and research databases

U.S. News recently ranked Chamberlain College of Nursing’s MSN program among the best online graduate nursing programs in 2015. ** Each member of Chamberlain’s nursing faculty holds a doctorate degree and has undergone comprehensive training to help prepare them to teach in an online classroom format.

“[At Chamberlain] they want you to be successful. They take good nurses, and they make them great nurses.”

– Jon Aagesen, RN-BSN Graduate ’10, MSN Graduate ’12.

What You’ll Learn

Chamberlain's online MSN degree program can be completed in two years by taking one class each eight-week session. Core MSN courses are taken in the first year and specialty track courses and practicum(s) are completed during the second year of study.

  • Educator – Focuses on educational foundations, instructional methods, program assessment and evaluation, and curriculum development
  • Executive – Covers the foundations of organization leadership including managerial communication, organizational change, and decision-making
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – Prepares students to expand their nursing practice and sit for national certification as a family nurse practitioner
  • Healthcare Policy – Prepares nurses for roles in research, design and implementation of policies, as well as evaluation of policy outcomes
  • Informatics – Focuses on management of data and information, and healthcare information workflow and project management

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*The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, the Master of Science in Nursing degree program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791).

** U.S. News 2015 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs ranking evaluate accredited, master’s in nursing programs with Internet-based distance education courses.

 

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Track (FNP)

Chamberlain’s Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track prepares students to expand their nursing practice.

Through 100% online coursework, the FNP curriculum integrates theory and practical application through online discussion threads, simulation and clinical experiences.

Program Highlights

  • Earn your MSN-FNP in as few as 2.5 years taking one class at a time, with year round, full time enrollment
  • Online classwork with no mandatory login or chat times
  • Engaged, responsive faculty
  • Scholarships available
  • No group work
  • No GRE or entrance exam required
  • Six start-dates per year

Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for national certification as an FNP and enhance their role and opportunity for advancement in a wide range of healthcare settings. 

“As healthcare evolves toward a community-based approach, FNPs will play a fundamental role in delivering primary care, educating patients and improving patient outcomes.”

– John Distler, DPA, MBA, MS, FNP-C, RN, FAANP

What You’ll Learn

Chamberlain’s FNP curriculum provides the foundation and support working nurses need as they prepare to expand their nursing practice. The program is designed to take one course at a time.

Through 100% online coursework, the FNP curriculum integrates theory and practical application through online discussion threads, simulation and clinical experiences.

The curriculum begins with core courses in nursing theory, research, leadership, professional role development, healthcare policy and informatics in healthcare. Students then move to FNP specialty courses, building on their professional nursing practice and knowledge as they prepare to sit for national certification as a family nurse practitioner.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Earning your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Chamberlain gives you more than the credential. It provides the knowledge and confidence to help transform healthcare where you have the power to influence it the most.

You’ll benefit from a practice-focused curriculum that puts knowledge into action and is taught by highly-esteemed faculty who are experts in the field.

Through Chamberlain’s online DNP program, you will be prepared to:

  • Translate new knowledge into practice
  • Improve patient outcomes
  • Identify and implement advanced systems efficiencies
  • Take on senior leadership roles in a wide variety of healthcare settings

As a DNP graduate, you will be prepared to enhance patient-driven care, make evidence-based practice change and be a mentor and role model to other nurses aspiring to lead and change healthcare in the 21st century and beyond. 

“Chamberlain’s DNP degree program provides nurses with a pathway to lead change and elevate the level of patient care.”

– Carole Eldridge, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, NEA-BC

What You’ll Learn

DNP nurses build upon their specialty area of practice, becoming leaders in their field. Potential job titles include:

  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Dean of Nursing
  • Community Health Educator
  • Staff Development Director
  • Healthcare Business Owner/Entrepreneur
  • Healthcare Policy Advocate
  • Risk Management Director

Chamberlain’s DNP curriculum is grounded in eight essentials outlined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

The DNP curriculum helps you develop and advance your practice to new levels. As a graduate, you will be prepared to work in leadership roles in a variety of healthcare delivery settings leading patient care services that result in quality improvement and patient safety.

Program Highlights

  • Earn your DNP degree in as few as 5 semesters, with year round, full time enrollment
  • 100% online coursework
  • Personalized advising
  • Customize the four-part practicum experience to your area of practice and interest
  • Practicums are completed at a location of your choice

Students choose the specialty track, Advanced Practice Leadership or Healthcare Systems Leadership, most relevant to their practice and career goals.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791).