The Nursing Department offers the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). The BSN program is a traditional baccalaureate program in nursing. The degree requires 124 semester credit hours of study. Graduates of this track will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). After passing this examination, graduates may apply for a nursing license to begin a career as a registered professional nurse.

Course Requirements and Offerings

Rockford University’s Nursing department offers students the opportunity to complete either a traditional BSN program or an accelerated BSN completion program in nursing. Course requirements for these programs can be found in the Academic Catalog.

For more information on scholarships relevant to this department, please visit the Academic Catalog .

Nursing Department
Starr Science Building
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax: 815-394-5166

Kimberly D. McCullough, D.N.P., M.S.N., RN
Chair, Nursing Department