Earn Your BSN in Addison

Accredited Nursing School Located in Illinois

You can take the first steps towards your nursing career at our Addison campus. Here, we offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program that is accredited* by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

To help nursing students reach their goals, our three-year BSN degree program has no waiting lists and no prerequisite courses. New students can start every 16 weeks, letting you begin when you’re ready.

And by taking courses year-round, you can earn your degree faster than students attending traditional four-year schools.

Our Addison campus is conveniently located off the I-355 toll way near the Lake Street exit. The area surrounding the campus features numerous shops, restaurants and apartment buildings within a short driving distance.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program

We created our BSN degree program with your needs in mind.

Class sizes are kept small to allow you a more personal experience with your professors.

We offer a combined curriculum, so you can take nursing-specific courses as early as the end of your first year of classes.

And we enable your growth as a nurse by educating you in real life scenarios to prepare you for patient interactions.

Overall, you need 129 total credit hours to earn your BSN. This is divided up between 69 credit hours in nursing-specific courses and 60 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences courses.

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What Students Can Expect

At our Addison campus, your classes will be taught by currently practicing nurses and seasoned professors who stay on top of the latest healthcare practices, principles and technology.

The Addison student community is very active, with a variety of organizations and clubs offering additional activities and chances for students to get involved.

You’ll leave traditional classrooms behind when you learn in our SIMCARE CENTER™. You’ll work with high-tech patient mannequins that bridge the gap between simulations and real-life scenarios.

As your education progresses, you’ll also take part in clinicals. You’ll work in live healthcare settings, where you’ll be guided by nurses who will act as your preceptors as you help real patients. These preceptors will be available to help you with procedures, answer questions and offer assistance as needed.

And through our Center for Academic Success (CAS), you can get help via tutoring, assessments, additional teaching and other educational aids.

Additional resources are available to help you earn your BSN, including:

  • Student Academic Success (SAS) Plan – To aid your education, we measure and track your grades for early identification of possible concerns and respond with additional support.
  • Early Alert – We proactively identify students who are experiencing academic performance issues and reach out to increase student success.
  • ASPIRE – A personal-support program for students and their families to address issues with school or daily life. This service is provided at no-cost and is confidential.

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Start Your Nursing Career

As a registered nurse, you can have many career options available.

Labor & Delivery Nursing, Correctional Nursing and Surgical Nursing are just a few examples of the different settings nurses can work in.

Once you graduate and subsequently pass the NCLEX, you can apply to a variety of nursing-related jobs.

Sixty one percent of nurses work in hospital settings**, but there are many other places for nurses, including:

  • Military service
  • Clinics
  • Physicians' offices
  • Home healthcare
  • Schools

Visit the Chamberlain blog to find out more about nursing careers.

No matter where your career as a nurse takes you, it can all start by earning your BSN in Addison.

Accreditation and Approvals

Accredited Nursing Schools - Illinois Approvals

Chamberlain is authorized to operate and grant degrees by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 East Adams, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701-1404, 217.782.2551. Chamberlain has received program approval from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s Board of Nursing, James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300, Chicago, IL 60601, 312.814.2715. Chamberlain College of Nursing is authorized to operate and grant degrees by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 E. Adams, Springfield, IL 62701, 217.782.3442. To report unresolved complaints to the Illinois Board of Higher Education visit their webpage at http://complaints.ibhe.org/ or by mail to the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 E. Adams, Springfield, IL 62701, 217.782.3442.

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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, www.hlcommission.org).

**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Registered Nurses, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm (visited July 07, 2014).

Chamberlain College of Nursing is located in Addison, Illinois at 1221 North Swift Road, 60101

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Classes start January 4, 2016.

Chamberlain College of Nursing is an HLC-accredited* nursing school in Addison, Illinois that offers a CCNE-accredited* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program on-site.

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