Online Learning at Northern Illinois University

Earn a Quality Degree at NIU From Anywhere Online Nursing, Public Health and Business Degrees

You don’t have to relocate to receive a top-quality education. Earn your degree at Northern Illinois University in a top-ranked, accredited program that offers online coursework. Study full time or part time, on whatever schedule works for you as you learn from industry professionals in small, personalized courses.

Each program is carefully designed to focus on developing in-demand skills and providing rich experiences to advance your career. We’re confident you’ll find the NIU program that best fits your goals.

 

Nursing

From clinicians with advanced skills to nurse educators, administrators and researchers, nursing professionals are needed everywhere. Jobs in nursing are expected to grow 15 percent through 2026.1 Earn your degree in our undergraduate or graduate nursing program and take your next step toward a rewarding career in health care.

 

Business

Master the most in-demand skills and advance your career quickly with your online M.S. in Data Analytics or M.S. in Digital Marketing from Northern Illinois University’s College of Business.

 

Public Health

 

Take the Next Step

At NIU, you can build an educational experience that is all your own and gets you to your desired career path. For more information about any of these programs, fill out the form on this page and one of our representatives will connect with you.

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2AACN (2017). Employment of New Nurse Graduates and Employer Preferences for Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses. Retrieved Feb. 1, 2019, from https://www.aacnnursing.org/News-Information/Research-Data-Center/Employment/2017https://www.aacnnursing.org/News-Information/Research-Data-Center/Employment/2017.
3Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). Occupational Outlook Handbook: Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners. Retrieved Feb. 1, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/OOH/healthcare/nurse-anesthetists-nurse-midwives-and-nurse-practitioners.htmhttps://www.bls.gov/OOH/healthcare/nurse-anesthetists-nurse-midwives-and-nurse-practitioners.htm.
4Medscape (2016). Medscape Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Salary Report 2016. Accessed Feb. 4, 2019, from https://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/aprn-salary-report#page=9https://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/aprn-salary-report#page=9.
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6Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). Occupational Outlook Handbook: Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners. Retrieved Feb. 4, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/OOH/healthcare/nurse-anesthetists-nurse-midwives-and-nurse-practitioners.htmhttps://www.bls.gov/OOH/healthcare/nurse-anesthetists-nurse-midwives-and-nurse-practitioners.htm.
7Forbes (2017). U.S. Digital Marketing Spend Will Near 120 Billion by 2021. Retrieved Feb. 1, 2019, from https://www.forbes.com/sites/forrester/2017/01/26/us-digital-marketing-spend-will-near-120-billion-by-2021https://www.forbes.com/sites/forrester/2017/01/26/us-digital-marketing-spend-will-near-120-billion-by-2021.
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9Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2017). Occupational Outlook Handbook: Health Educators and Community Health Workers. Retrieved Feb. 1, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/health-educators.htmhttps://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/health-educators.htm.
10Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2017). Occupational Outlook Handbook: Medical and Health Services Managers. Retrieved Feb. 1, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htmhttps://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.