Nursing Degree in Chicago (RN)

RMU’s Accredited Nursing Programs Emphasize Life-long Learning

Rapid growth in healthcare has created a demand for registered nurses to face and overcome the challenges in today’s health-related jobs. Robert Morris University Illinois’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree will prepare students for professional careers in the Healthcare field as Registered Nurses (RNs). RMU’s nursing programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), utilize experience-based learning in order to provide an advanced education both inside and outside the classroom. Through the nursing classes, students will receive real-world experience through our clinical affiliations with area hospitals including Weiss Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Mount Sinai Health Systems.

With direct admit into the nursing school freshman year, students will be a part of RMU’s nursing support center which includes academic and career test prep support incorporated in the coursework. Our nursing programs prepare students to become registered nurses by taking the NCLEX-RN exam and obtain licensure from the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and meets crucial national, state, and local needs for Baccalaureate prepared nursing professionals.

Comprehensive Nursing Classes To Achieve Your Goals

The students in the RMU nursing school develop strong bonds through a comprehensive program taught by experienced instructors. The nursing programs consist of a diverse, stimulating environment that develops critical thinking skills in the application of the nursing process. Emphasis is placed on life-long learning and use of evidence-based practice. Our professors will act as coaches and mentors to our nursing students. Faculty are expert practitioners who utilize a variety of learning strategies to capture the varied student learning styles.

In addition to the required general education and career management core, program coursework covers sciences for the profession including anatomy and physiology, organic chemistry, microbiology, pharmacology and healthcare research Introductory and advanced professional courses address the fundamentals of nursing care, mental health, maternal care, adult and critical care, community and leadership.

An Conveniently Located Nursing School In Chicago

At Robert Morris University Illinois, individualss can complete their bachelor of science in nursing degree in as little as 2.5 years, saving both time and money. This accelerated nursing program transitions students quickly into the healthcare industry. In addition, the RMU nursing school in Chicago is located at our main downtown campus, which is conveniently located within 12 miles from 9 of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Regional Hospitals.”

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects Registered Nurse occupations to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, which will result in about 439,300 new jobs.

  • Advocate Healthcare System
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital
  • Mount Sinai
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Norwegian American Hospital
  • Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Adult Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing of Childbearing & Childrearing Families
  • Pharmacology
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

TEAS Registration Information

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) reviews objectives that nurse educators deem most relevant to measure entry-level academic readiness of nursing applicants.

TEAS Testing will be held at RMU from 9am – 1pm on the following dates:

  • Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • Saturday, May 9, 2020
  • Saturday, July 11, 2020

To prepare and register for TEAS, visit
You can follow the step-by-step registration instruction by clicking here.

Any questions regarding scheduling exams please contact ATI at 800.667.7531.

For admissions requirements, please review the following:
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Nursing students with instructor assessing a patient
Nursing students with instructor assessing a patient

“The best thing about the RMU nursing instructors is how they become so close to you during the whole process of nursing school that they become more than just your instructor but your friends and mentors.”

– Shana P., Nursing Student

Go Beyond your Expectations

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.

With a culture of business for over 100 years, RMU also offers the Morris Graduate School of Management for students to expand their knowledge with a master’s degree.

Master of Business Administration

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

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

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

Master of Science

  • Human Performance

Study Abroad Opportunities available up to 4 times a year in locations such as: Italy, Taiwan, and England

Program Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Robert Morris University IL is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791.