Choosing a university is a big decision. Not only do you need to decide what to study and where, but you should consider costs, accreditation and more. In this article, you can find the answers to the top questions about Chamberlain University, all in one place.
1. What is Chamberlain University known for?
Chamberlain University specializes in educating and empowering nurses and healthcare professionals. Chamberlain has a proud history dating back to the late 1800s. It is known for preparing nurses and healthcare professionals to advance the health of their patients and communities.
2. What can I study at Chamberlain?
You can choose from a variety of degrees and certificate programs in nursing and public health, as well as master’s degrees in social work and physician assistant studies. Here’s a quick list of Chamberlain degree and certificate options:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), for those with no nursing experience
- RN to BSN and RN to MSN options for those who are already registered nurses
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), including specialties in:
- Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner: Acute Care and Primary Care tracks
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Physician Assistant Studies
- Master of Public Health (MPH)
- Master of Social Work (MSW)
- Public health certificate program
3. Where is Chamberlain University located?
Chamberlain has campuses across the United States—see below for a quick list of locations. Or you can study from anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection when you choose to earn your degree online.* The choice is yours!
- Arizona: Phoenix
- California: Irwindale and Sacramento
- Florida: Jacksonville and Miramar
- Georgia: Atlanta
- Illinois: Addison, Chicago and Tinley Park
- Indiana: Indianapolis
- Louisiana: New Orleans
- Michigan: Troy
- Missouri: St. Louis
- Nevada: Las Vegas
- New Jersey: North Brunswick
- North Carolina: Charlotte
- Ohio: Cleveland and Columbus
- Texas: Houston, Irving, Pearland and San Antonio
- Virginia: Tysons Corner
4. Is Chamberlain an accredited university?
Yes, Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. This university accreditation validates the quality of Chamberlain’s academic programs, whether they are delivered on campus or online. It also validates that Chamberlain adheres to its mission, operates with integrity and offers programs that focus on student learning.
Additionally, many of Chamberlain’s programs have received specialized accreditation, demonstrating that they have met rigorous standards for the field. For instance, the bachelor’s in nursing, master’s in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
5. How much does it cost to attend Chamberlain?
Costs vary depending on the degree or certificate program you select and where you attend class. Once you know what you want to study and whether you’ll attend online or on campus, talk to an admission representative or review the tuition and expenses page to estimate the cost of your education. Keep in mind that financial aid is available for students who apply and qualify.
6. Does Chamberlain provide accommodations for students with disabilities?
Chamberlain’s Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) supports students by ensuring they have full access to and engagement in educational programs. The OSDS helps students acquire services, aids, adjustments and accommodations
7. Does Chamberlain have an alumni association?
Yes, Chamberlain has a robust alumni association for the university’s more than 100,000 graduates. The alumni association helps graduates make connections and stay engaged in the healthcare industry through networking opportunities and job-search tools that include resume preparation and interview guidance. Plus, alumni who wish to receive advanced degrees receive special tuition savings. Once you’ve completed your program, you’re eligible to join the Chamberlain University Alumni Association.
Chamberlain University creates an academic culture that allows students to thrive. If you have other questions, please reach out to one of our admission representatives.
Chamberlain University, an accredited institution, offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs in nursing and healthcare professions. With a growing network of campuses and robust online programs, Chamberlain continues to build on more than 130 years of excellence in preparing extraordinary healthcare professionals. Learn more and begin your journey today.
Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post graduate APRN certificate programs at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE.
* No digital environment can replicate the high-touch nature of the nursing profession. BSN Online students will practice at assigned clinical sites most convenient to their location in select states.
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