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person typing The online RN to B.S.N. program is ranked as one of the Best Online Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
 person at desk MCN's online nursing systems administration program is ranked as one of the Best Online Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report and earned the certification of "high quality" from Quality Matters for an online course.
rate pass MCN graduates achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) in 2016. The national and the state of Illinois pass rates were both 85 percent.
 Nursing students working Graduates of MCN's family nurse practitioner (FNP) program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the national family nurse practitioner certification examination in 2016.
Nurse with patient The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $2 million grant to MCN to support diversity in the nursing workforce in 2017.
Nurse with patient The Bureau of Health Workforce in the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $1.4 million Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grant to MCN in 2017. This two-year grant will prepare FNP students to practice primary care in rural and underserved settings.
apple america The America's Promise School Project has developed unique clinical opportunities for oral health initiatives in Central Illinois elementary schools. The Mennonite College of Nursing was selected for an Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for the project in 2017.
lab The Nursing Simulation Lab (NSL) is a 10,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art learning center. High-fidelity patient simulators, standardized patients, an electronic medical record system, and realistic medical equipment are used to provide students experience in a controlled clinical setting.
computer MCN offers an online post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program, a 34-credit-hour, part-time program designed for nurse professionals. The program made U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings.
PHD MCN's Ph.D. in nursing program offers a mix of online and on-campus course one day per week. We are Illinois' only downstate Ph.D. in nursing program.
transcultural The Transcultural Nursing Experience allows students the opportunity to examine nursing care in a location that is culturally different. Locations have included Brazil, England, and Russia.
GPA Nursing students come into MCN with some of the highest GPAs and ACT scores at the University.
faculty and students Classes are taught by faculty who conduct cutting-edge research and who have clinical expertise. Our faculty-student ratio at clinical sites is 1-8.


Nursing, B.S.N. and M.S.N.  - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

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