UIS Pre-Nursing + UIC Nursing Springfield = BSN

UIS and UIC Nursing, with support from Memorial Health, have created an amazing opportunity to earn an award-winning BSN degree in Springfield, IL. There's never been a better time to pursue a career in healthcare, and we have the program to help you go from student to employed in four years. Two years as a UIS students, followed by two years as a UIC Nursing Springfield student, and you'll be prepared for a fast-paced, in-demand career, equipped with a bachelor of science in nursing.

Advanced degree programs at UIC Nursing Springfield

In addition to the BSN, you can continue your career trajectory with advanced nursing degrees, conveniently located in central Illinois on the UIS campus.


  • Advanced Generalist Master of Science

Doctor of Nursing Practice in the following specialties

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Systems Leadership & Informatics

Learn more about advanced degrees at UIC Nursing Springfield.

Student Organizations

UIS Pre-Nursing students take advantage of all the amenities at UIS, including more than 60 student organizations with affinity groups ranging from community gardening to veteran support to art. Learn more about UIS student organizations.

The UIC College of Nursing offers many healthcare focused organizations to round out your student experience. Explore UIC student organizations.