College of Nursing & Health Studies

College of Nursing & Health Studies

A Career Helping Others

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected healthcare occupations to grow 19% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs.

Why Study Nursing & Health Studies at RMU?

  • Complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2.5 years
  • Study with small class sizes in our simulation labs and high-tech operating room, work in a cadaver lab, and complete clinical rotations at nationally ranked Chicagoland hospitals and medical centers
  • Enroll in accelerated associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs
  • In-class license preparation and program specific certifications such as:
    • NCLEX-RN 
    • CCMA
    • CPT
    • CET
    • CST
    • ASEP Coaching
  • Top 10 regionally rated Illinois hospitals are within 35 minutes of campus

U.S. News & World Report ranked RMU the most diverse university in the Midwest.

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“In my clinical, I was able to serve as a First Assistant in a video-assisted lung transplant surgery at Rush Hospital.”

Cynthia B., Surgical Technology Student

Explore Program Options

Students have the opportunity to obtain both their bachelor’s and their master’s degrees simultaneously to save time and money through RMU’s dual degree program.

Master of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management/HR Management
  • Management/Finance
  • Accounting
  • Accounting/Finance

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

Master of Science

  • Human Performance