RN/BSN degree completion program to be offered on Saturdays at Lewis University Shorewood Campus

(TribLocal) Registered Nurses can earn a bachelor’s degree through the Saturdays at Shorewood program by Lewis University. The Registered Nurse/Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion program begins a new session in the Fall 2012 at the Shorewood Campus. Classes will meet on Saturdays at the Lewis University Shorewood Campus at 247 Brookforest Avenue in Shorewood, Ill.

The RN/BSN program is designed to meet the unique needs of registered nurses. This cohort program will be a combination of face-to-face and online learning activities. Nursing classes will be held for eight hours, three or four times during the eight-week session. Two classes will be taught online. The general education courses will be held either online or during the day. Specific schedules will be assigned based on personal and tuition reimbursement needs. Participants will be given credit for coursework done at other accredited colleges and universities and for prior experience as an RN.

Candidates must be graduates of a state-approved diploma, associate’s degree, or foreign language program, hold a current Illinois RN license, and must have their official transcripts. Applicants must complete an application at www.lewisu.edu/apply.

Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Professions is an approved provider of continuing education by the Illinois Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. For additional presentation information, please contact the Office of Graduate and Adult Admission at (815) 836-5610 or acceleratedprogram@lewisu.edu.

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally aware, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit http://www.lewisu.edu for more information.