School of Nursing

The School of Nursing at Olivet prepares students to practice with competence and excellence from a Christian perspective from entry to advanced practice.

Olivet nursing students prepare for careers with an aim to serve God and humanity in diverse roles and settings. Olivet graduates integrate faith and lifelong learning as they demonstrate the development of leadership skills and understanding of the dynamic health care environment. In an effort to stimulate constructive change, students apply ethical, moral, spiritual and professional concepts into their daily nursing practice.

The baccalaureate degree, master's degree, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Olivet Nazarene University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Learn why Olivet’s dedication to faith and integrity have earned its rank as Illinois's number one Christian university.


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Your Way

To help you succeed and provide you with an affordable education, Olivet offers tuition-free general education courses. Choose from 21 Your Way general education courses that are self-paced and can be started at any time. 

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Recognized Excellence

Olivet Nazarene University’s Department of Nursing continues its commitment to quality education and faculty. As the demand for nurses increases, Olivet graduates are entering the profession well-prepared for success.

In-Touch Instruction

From the day they enroll in the program, each nursing major has a nursing faculty member as a one-on-one advisor. Olivet professors have a long track record of research, practical experience and mentoring students.

Purposeful Application

Nursing students have many opportunities to practice their patient care and leadership skills in developing countries. Often they teach children and adults about personal hygiene and help parents learn how to treat illnesses and injuries in their families. Learn more >

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Tiffany Greer

In her professional nursing career, Tiffany Greer worked as a telemetry staff nurse, an emergency room staff nurse, and a clinical nurse educator in emergency care. Today, she is the  associate dean of the School of Nursing, which provides undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at Olivet, while also maintaining her license as a registered nurse. She states, “Learning to be a Christian nurse and seeing every person through God’s eyes will offer a connection with all of humanity that few get to experience.”

Nursing Faculty

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year plan for completion of B.S.N. degree
percent job placement rate for alumni within six months of graduating
years of bedside experience within our faculty
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