Academic excellence. Innovative research. A focus on holistic care.


WHY ARE YOU CALLED TO NURSING? Maybe you want to care for patients in underserved communities. Or develop technology to assist individuals with chronic conditions. Or you want to lead and manage health care teams. If you are passionate about nursing, health, and patient care, then you are ready to apply for a degree from Loyola Nursing.

Choosing Loyola means you will develop competencies and knowledge that set you apart from other nursing graduates. Around the world, Loyola nurses are recognized for their leadership, exceptional knowledge, and overall commitment to patient-centered care.

Leading you on this journey is our expert faculty, leaders in their fields of research or practicing clinicians. Loyola Nursing puts you on the path to a successful career as a nursing researcher, practitioner, or health care leader. 

The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing: 

  • Prepares you to transform health care in an increasingly complex environment
  • Develops your skills and knowledge to be successful in the nursing profession
  • Supports your development and learning through mentorships, academic counseling, clinical experiences, and educational resources
  • Promotes interprofessional collaboration
  • Fosters innovative research that addresses the issues at the forefront of health care today
  • Provides a wealth of opportunities for clinical experiences in a variety of health care organizations
  • Embraces a foundational calling to care for the whole person
  • Instills the idea of nursing as a profession that requires a lifelong commitment to learning, leadership, and professional development
  • Promotes the Jesuit values of social justice and service to others