Welcome to the College of DuPage Nursing Department website. We hope you will find the information you need to help you get started in a wonderful career in the nursing field. The first thing you MUST do for any of the programs in the Nursing Department is attend a Program Advising Session.

Specific questions about the application and admission to the program(s) can be directed to the Health Programs Admissions Advisor at (630) 942-2259. For ADN general admissions questions, contact the Office of Admissions & Outreach at (630) 942-2380. However, it is strongly recommended that you attend the Program Advising Session as a first step.

Important Information for All Nursing Department Programs 


Program Participation Policies for All Nursing Program Students

Academic Advising and Records of Communication

Department Faculty

Education Partners

Aligning Your Educational Journey


Educational Advancement Opportunities for RN Graduates

3+1 means your baccalaureate degree as easy as 1, 2, 3: 

Other options to advance your education

            • Aurora University
                • RN to BSN
                • RN to MSN: Bridge option to MSN (designed for the RN with a baccalaureate degree outside of Nursing. This is an entry option to the Masters of Science in Nursing)
                • MSN program
            • Elmhurst College
            • Northern Illinois University

Nursing Careers, Resources and Information

PLEASE NOTE: Health Requirements are subject to change based on current medical advice and practices.

The College of DuPage Nursing Department does not discriminate against sex, age, race, color, religion, arrest record, marital status, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, citizenship status (with regard to employment), national origin, ancestry, unfavorable military discharge, familial status (with respect to real estate transactions), military status, sexual harassment, and orders of protection, as determined by the Illinois Human Rights Act. 



Contact Information

If you are interested in learning more about this program, please

    1. Attend an advising session
    2. Visit a Health Career Program Advisor by calling (630) 942-2259 to make an appointment.
    3. For information or general inquiries, please send an email to (Please use above phone number only to schedule an appointment. Do not send an appointment request to this email).

Feedback/compliments/concerns regarding this Health Science Program. For general inquiries, please use contact information listed above.

EMT/Nursing Joint Pediatric Emergency Simulation


Emergency Simulation

College of DuPage EMT and Nursing classes hosted a pediatric emergency simulation that involved a child "falling," with EMT students providing on-the-scene first-responder assessment and Nursing students following with emergency room treatment.

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COD and Governors State University 3+1 Degree Program

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COD and Benedictine University 3+1 Degree Program