Concordia University Chicago
As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world.
Rooted in its Christian heritage of engaging knowledge and faith, Concordia University Chicago aspires to be the destination university for all who seek to develop their full individual potential through a distinctive, innovative and dynamic environment of exploration, creativity and discovery for leading lives of servant-minded leadership.
Students will spend their first two years taking pre-professional general education and rigorous science courses at Concordia University Chicago.
Face-to-Face - Undergraduate Degree
The way the program is designed; undergraduate students will spend their first two years taking pre-professional general education and rigorous science courses at Concordia University Chicago. This will provide the foundation of success in applying for the nursing program at Resurrection University.
Resurrection University prepares its graduates for the unique challenges of a nursing career with an academically demanding program. Resurrection has one of the highest NCLEX-RN exam pass rates in the state of Illinois at 96%. This high percentage is credited to a student-centered model of teaching and learning that embraces active partnerships between student and teacher.
Upon completion of the program, you will receive a joint degree from Concordia University Chicago and Resurrection University. You will be awarded one diploma with both institutions listed.
General Course Information
Curriculum at Concordia University Chicago
At CUC, your coursework will include general education courses that are required to receive a bachelor of science in nursing. Your pre-professional coursework will include rigorous science courses, along with general education classes. These courses will provide a foundation for the rigorous subsequent nursing courses.
Curriculum at Resurrection University
The last two years of your courses will be taken at Resurrection. You are required to have a car to commute to the Resurrection University in their new state-of-the-art facilities located at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago.
At, Resurrection your classes will focus on nursing and the fundamentals of health care. As part of your courses you will take seven-week courses in pediatrics, community health, mental health, older adult nursing, pharmacology and more. These courses will give you first-hand experience and knowledge as a nurse.
Online - Undergraduate Degree
The healthcare industry today is evolving, opening opportunities for the creation of many new and exciting careers. The healthcare management field focuses on planning, directing or coordinating medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, physician group practices, health insurance companies, public health agencies, nursing facilities and other health-related organizations. This program prepares students for healthcare management and administrative careers within any healthcare facility or business that must stay current with healthcare laws and regulations.
- Health & Health Care: Nursing
- Health & Health Care: Health Administration