Nursing (freshmen only)

Bradley’s nursing department provides multiple paths for you to become a registered nurse or continue onto graduate-level nursing administration studies.

93% career outcomes rate for 2015-16 graduates - 95% knowledge rate
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

If you’re a traditional undergraduate or transfer student, you can earn a bachelor’s degree through Bradley’s direct-entry BSN program. As a direct-entry program, you're admitted to the program when you enroll, and you can begin clinical experiences your sophomore year. If you have an undergraduate degree in another field but want a career change, the accelerated BSN program prepares you to become an RN in 15 months. At the graduate level, you can choose a master's degree in nursing administration (MSN) or  nursing education. You also can choose among doctor of nursing practice degrees (DNP) for family nurse practitioners (FNP) or nursing leadership. Additionally, you can choose the post-graduate FNP certificate. All graduate programs are available on campus or online.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s nursing programs successfully prepare you to serve the community wherever you would like to practice your craft. Nearly all recent Bradley nursing graduates found jobs or continued their education within six months of graduation. They’re working in local, regional and national medical centers such as University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic, Honoe Health in Tempe, Arizona, and Loyola University Hospital. Others are attending nationally recognized graduate programs such as the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Iowa and UCLA.

Peoria

Bradley and Peoria share much in common--a diverse population, world-class research facilities, outstanding fine arts and entertainment, and a great sense of community. In this regard, Peoria simultaneously offers the urban benefits of a big city and the personality of a small town.

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