Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing


Nurse Practitioner Programs

Clinical Nurse Specialist Programs

Nursing and Healthcare Adminstration


The following programs are available in a distance learning format. Clinical placements can be arranged near where students live or work. Students communicate directly with their Program Director to arrange clinical placements*.

  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Certificate Programs
    • Oncology Certificate

The following programs are offered in a blended format.  Blended programs include online and face-to-face courses.  Clinical placements for students in these programs are in the Chicagoland area, and students must have a RN license in the state of Illinois before they begin clinical experiences.  Students communicate directly with their Program Director to arrange clinical placements*. 

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

*Due to the nature of our clinical affiliation agreement, students cannot participate in clinical rotations at military service based facilities and in the state of Colorado.