Whether you choose our Accelerated BSN program in Maywood or Downers Grove, Illinois, you’ll follow the same education path hundreds of successful nursing graduates have taken before you.
Taught by accomplished scholars, our Jesuit curriculum not only prepares you to enter the workforce a competent, compassionate nurse, but also lead an extraordinary life of service.
As a Loyola ABSN student, your path to nursing includes:
Open to students of all faiths, our ABSN program teaches the importance of integrity and compassion while providing quality care to diverse patient populations, including society’s most vulnerable.
Promoting a culture of inclusiveness, individual support, and collaboration, our nursing faculty are committed to academic excellence and student success.
Available online or face-to-face, our ABSN courses teach the fundamentals of nursing, from ethics to pathophysiology, within a compressed timeframe.
Simulating a clinical environment, our nursing labs teach safe, effective skills application in a setting where it’s OK to make and correct mistakes.
Starting second semester, clinical rotations provide a first-hand look at how to deliver safe, effective, and ethical care to diverse patient populations.
Framed within the context of Jesuit values, our nursing curriculum focuses on academic excellence, service of humanity, responsible leadership, and global awareness. By combining faith and reason with intellectual rigor, our ABSN program develops competent, compassionate nurse leaders who serve with a commitment to social justice and the greater good.