Why Choose Nursing?
The Bradley Commitment
The Bradley University commitment is the assurance that is given to every prospective undergraduate nursing student that if you are accepted into the nursing program and maintain the required GPA, you are assured a seamless progression into the clinical nursing phases of your education. There is no second application process. There is no uncertainty. This is our commitment.
The Bradley University commitment to prospective graduate nursing students is one of maximum flexibility. We will work with you to establish a study program that is compatible with your lifestyle.
Our faculty are wonderfully diverse and yet totally united in their passion for the profession of nursing and commitment to nursing education. Faculty are enthusiastic to share with students their research pursuits, while clearly focusing upon the process of learning that is needed to become an excellent nurse.
Bradley University's suite of online nursing programs offers a convenient and supportive way for you to advance your expertise on your schedule, not ours. Each of our online nursing programs is structured to impart the essential knowledge and practical skills that are important for success in a broad spectrum of clinical and non-clinical settings. As an online nursing student, you can join a rich culture of collaboration, support and shared values.
Access To State-Of-The-Art Technology
From classrooms to computer labs to skills labs, both undergraduate and graduate nursing students have “hands on” opportunities to learn from dynamic faculty who utilize the latest technology.
Excellent Clinical Opportunities
As a Bradley undergraduate nursing student, you will begin clinical experiences in the sophomore year. Each semester the clinical opportunities will increase. Experiences may include hospitals, clinics, community health agencies, homeless shelters, schools, assisted living facilities, long-term care, and various service organizations.
As a Bradley graduate nursing student, you will have opportunities to implement advanced nursing skills in areas of nursing administration, nursing education, or family practice environments.
Preparation For Licensure And Work
The BSN programs prepare graduates for initial licensure and beginning practice as a RN. The MSN and DNP programs prepare graduates for advanced practice licensure and/or certifications. Graduates are prepared for employment as advanced practice nurses, nurse administrators, or nurse educators. Our placement rate for BSNs and MSNs is 100% within six months of graduation.