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3-Year BSN in Tinley Park, IL


Are you ready to get started?

More than ever, we are dedicated to those who have a calling to serve their communities.

With the evolving public health situation, we have moved our BSN degree program to an online learning platform in order to continue supporting our student’s educational goals. You can now start any of our 3-year campus programs online until it’s safe to transition back to campus. We will waive your application fee, when you apply for the September 2020 start before August 15, 2020.

Earn Your BSN at Chamberlain University College of Nursing

Accredited nursing school in Tinley Park, Illinois

3-Year BSN Program

3-Year BSN Program nurses

Chamberlain University College of Nursing'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.

  • CCNE-accredited BSN degree program
  • Available at 22 locations across the country
  • High-tech nursing labs and experienced faculty
  • No wait lists

Get started today!

Call an admission representative at 877.751.5783 or request more information.

 

Curriculum

Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum focuses on conceptual learning while also encouraging students to gain necessary skills to translate what they learn in the classroom into the clinical setting. The program emphasizes the importance of retaining and properly applying the fundamentals of nursing.

Students acquire hands-on experience in two settings, the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER™ and on-site clinicals. This allows nursing students to work side-by-side with experienced registered nurses, classmates, faculty and mentors as they practice their direct patient-care nursing skills.

Our Tinley Park, IL, nursing program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

Online general education and nursing courses may be offered within the BSN curriculum plan. In order to assist in successful completion of online coursework, an online readiness assessment is an integral part of the admission process. Based upon the outcome of the online readiness assessment, skill building activities may be required.

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan

Admission Criteria

If you are interested in attending Chamberlain University, you must complete an application before interviewing with a Chamberlain admission representative. Applications are accepted throughout the year. When all admission criteria have been submitted, prospective nursing students are contacted in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and location. Prospective students are encouraged to contact an admission representative for more information. 

Learn more about our admission criteria to Chamberlain University’s nursing school in Tinley Park, Illinois.


Already have a bachelor’s degree?

Your BSN is closer than you think

Thinking of switching to a more meaningful career where you can serve others, or just looking for a fresh start in a fast-growing field? Whatever goal drives you; Chamberlain is here to help you achieve it as quickly as possible.

Save time and tuition costs with qualifying transfer credits

Chamberlain makes it simple to follow your passion and pursue a degree in nursing. With a bachelor’s degree in another field, you can find out which qualifying transfer credits from your first degree can help you earn your BSN even faster. Plus, our admissions representatives can work with you to see if you’re eligible for financial aid.

Here’s how Chamberlain helps you get started:

  • Tailored academic advising that leverages your past education toward a future nursing career
  • 6-series “University Seminar” to help you seamlessly transition back to education
  • Engaged, experienced nurse educators who know how to make your nursing career a success
  • SIMCARE CENTER™ labs at all campuses to help you master new skills
  • Access to leading healthcare facilities where you can gain real-world clinical experience
Your second chance to follow your passion

This is your opportunity to provide quality care during a time when it’s never been so important. If you’re ready to Step Forward and answer your call to serve others, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

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Call an admission representative at 877.751.5783 or request information to learn more.

Center for Academic Success

The journey to becoming a nurse can be an exciting challenge. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the Tinley Park campus is here to help from the beginning of your program to the very last day. We want students to take advantage of our online resource and to meet in person with support staff or a tutor. Student can easily make appointments with our online scheduling system.  

Find the resources and support you need at your Center for Academic Success (CAS):

  • Experienced tutors  
  • Support and space for studying  
  • Readily available online resources  
  • Preparation for licensing examinations  

We’re with you every step of the way. 

Center for Academic Success
The CAS provided lifelong learning tools and instilled an extraordinary confidence in me that I will carry into my nursing career for years to come.
Melissa Ortega

BSN Student, Chicago Campus

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Bachelor of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Program – Evening/Weekend Option* at the Addison Campus

The Chamberlain Addison campus offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Program Evening/Weekend option for Chicagoland area students. The evening/weekend option allows students the flexibility to complete courses outside of the typical classroom schedule while still receiving the same level of support and resources as traditional students.

The number of total credit hours for completion of the evening/weekend option is equal to the number required to complete the BSN degree program.

*Evening/weekend courses are limited to students enrolled in an Addison evening/weekend cohort. Students in evening/weekend cohorts are limited to enrolling in courses during the evening/weekend only.

Addison Evening/Weekend Option Highlights

  • Complete in as few as 3 years
  • Direct entry/no prerequisites
  • No wait list
  • Evening and weekend classes
  • Weekend clinical

Tuition & Expenses

Financing Your Chamberlain Education

Campus Life

Fostering Learning and Student Growth

Chamberlain’s SIMCARE CENTER™ facilities are meant to replicate hospital and clinical settings as closely as possible, from actual hospital beds to scrub sinks. Before beginning clinicals, nursing students practice on patient simulators that replicate the live patient, from vital signs to sweating and beyond. This high-tech environment gives students the chance to practice making real-world, high-stakes decisions as if they were already working in the medical field.

In the SIMCARE CENTER™, you have a safe place to learn. We know you’re going to make mistakes, but we want to help you learn from those mistakes. We call that ‘falling forward.’” You will be able to see the real-time impact of your actions as your ‘patient’ responds to your treatment and care. Through interactive debriefing sessions, faculty will help you evaluate the experience. In these sessions, you talk about what worked and what didn’t and address your feelings in the process, which encourages improvement of skills and increases confidence.

global health

Our Global Health Education Program is a great opportunity for students to travel and learn about other cultures. Students get to partner with local medical organizations in a variety of clinical settings. The Global Health Education Program can fulfill the nursing program’s requirement for community and multiculturalism health classes.

Students are encouraged to apply for the Global Health Education Program Scholarship through the Empower Scholarship Fund.

Chamberlain nurse studying

Chamberlain partners with ATI (Assessment Technologies Institute) Nursing Education to empower Chamberlain students to succeed in school, pass the NCLEX® and provide extraordinary care as a professional nurse. We’ve worked with ATI to meet our students’ needs through tools and resources that support a variety of learning styles. Whether it’s through videos, reading materials or their best-in-class learning solutions, ATI’s learning resources are there to support understanding, critical thinking and content mastery. And if students need extra help, tutorials, assessments and simulations are available and easy to access.

Many Ways to Be Involved

Chamberlain student government

Student Government Association (SGA)

Chamberlain honor society students

Phi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society

Chamberlain student nurse association

Student Nurses' Association (SNA)

I have never gone to a school where it actually felt like
family. I want success with my peers, the faculty want
success from you. Just to have that community of
constant support makes it home. This is my home and I
love it here.
Heather Zayas

3-Year BSN

Join a Proudly Accredited Institution

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Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional 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 program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.

See accreditation and state authorization information or view a full list of program approvals by state.

Join a Proudly Accredited Institution

View Our Accreditations, State Authorizations and More

CCNE Accredited logo

 

Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional 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 program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.

See accreditation and state authorization information or view a full list of program approvals by state.

Accredited Nursing Schools - Illinois Approvals

Chamberlain is authorized to operate and grant degrees by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701-1377, 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. Unresolved complaints may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education through the online complaint system http://complaints.ibhe.org/ or by mail to 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701-1377.