Loyola University Chicago

Loyola Online

Population-Based Infection Control and Environmental Safety APN

MSN in Population-Based Infection Control and Environmental Safety (PICES) Advanced Practice Nursing: This degree program prepares professional nurses for practice in an advanced practice role to meet the challenges of health care and community-associated infections, emerging diseases, environmental hazards, and bioterrorism. Coursework is completely online, but Chicago-based students may take selected courses on campus if they choose. Clinical practicum is required. 

The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.

Loyola University Chicago is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.