12 months
750 USD/credit 26250 USD/year
750 USD/credit 26250 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing program from DePaul University is for college graduates who want to become nurses. With our entry level master’s in nursing, you’ll get the same one-on-one, personal attention from faculty members that you’ll give your patients.


In the Nursing program from DePaul University you’ll develop the skills you need to excel as a nurse in any specialty you choose.

Through our program, you’ll gain:

  • credentials beyond a baccalaureate nursing degree
  • leadership skills that will help you move into administrative, educational or advocacy roles
  • research expertise that hospital administrators and medical investigators value

You’ll also be eligible for the RN licensure examination (NCLEX-RN).

Courses are offered at the Lincoln Park Campus and at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science site in North Chicago. This is an accelerated, two-year program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Art And Science Of Nursing
  • Basic Pathophysiology And Pharmacology
  • Health Assessment
  • Health Promotion For Families And Communities
  • Maternal Health Nursing
  • Infant, Child And Adolescent Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing Professionalism, Advocacy, And Leadership
  • Culture, Ethics, And Policy Analysis
  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced Physical Assessment Across The Lifespan

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application OR NursingCAS application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended 
  • Official GRE scores if undergraduate cumulative GPA is below 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. The GPA used is the one printed on your bachelor's transcript. (GRE institution code: 1165)
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of reference from former faculty or employer
  • Curriculum vitae or resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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