North Park University

Chicago, IL

North Park University

Chicago, IL

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Health & Medicine Profile


Collaborative. Skillful. Passionate. Ethical. Knowledgeable.

With a long tradition of excellence in the sciences and a strong Christian heritage, North Park University is the ideal place to prepare for a career in the healthcare industry. Close personal attention from faculty, modern lab facilities, and excellent advising combine to help you reach your goal of becoming a healthcare provider.

North Park University's core institutional identity—Christian, city centered, intercultural—is the driving force behind our vision to be a university of uncommon character and enduring excellence, where faith, learning, and service meet.

Located in the world-class city of Chicago, with a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, and class sizes averaging 17 students, our students are treated with the highest level of care and attention. Our most popular majors are Nursing, Business/Economics, Biology, and Exercise Science.

North Park’s learning community adopts the city of Chicago as a foundation for academic excellence. We are proud to educate students from diverse backgrounds, with 42% of our student body identifying as people of color. We practice Christian hospitality with students of all faith traditions, while centering in the affirmations of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Our park-like campus is home to 15 varsity sports and an array of cultural, social, academic, and political student organizations. Students build community with one another in residence halls, over lunch at Einstein Bros. Bagels, or playing Frisbee on the quad. North Park truly combines the best of a traditional college experience with the vitality of the city.

ACCOLADES

 

Ranked among the “Best Regional Universities in the Midwest” | U.S. News & World Report

 

Designated as a 2020–2021 College of Distinction

School of Nursing and Health Sciences at North Park University

RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Earn credit from your associate’s degree or nursing diploma, and complete your BSN degree. Blended online and in-person classes allow you to advance your career while working full-time as an RN.

EXPLORE PROGRAM 

Nursing Programs
Learn innovative methods and gain valuable field experience at any level of study. Programs include BSN, MSN in three specializations, two post-master’s certificates, and DNP degree.

EXPLORE PROGRAMS

Health Science Programs
Prepare for a career in the health sciences by earning your BS in exercise science, health sciences, or physical education, or an MS in athletic training (MSAT).

EXPLORE PROGRAMS

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • ”North Park prepared me for my career by introducing me to a wide range of jobs available within my field and facilitating connections between students, organizations, and companies.”

    • Rebecca Conner ’20
      Environmental Science and Philosophy
  • “North Park really values professor and student relationships. It makes it easier to talk to professors and get help when needed.”

    • Amie Gresham ’23
      Athletic Training
  • “I chose North Park because of its well-known Nursing program, the beautiful campus, and the overall high quality of the University. NPU prepared me to start work as a critical care nurse as soon as I graduated.”

    • Dana Yim ’20
      Nursing
  • “North Park prepared me for my career by offering a unique education rooted in faith and service. As I approach my professional career, I’m driven by North Park’s fundamental values and leading a life of service.”

    • Woodrow Corey ’20
      Secondary Education and History