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Earn an average of $90,000/yr with a Masters in Nursing degree

MSN-prepared nurses have a much higher earning potential with an average salary of $90,000 per year in the Chicagoland area (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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Chicago, IL 60622

Career Advancement with a Masters in Nursing Degree

Nurses aspiring to dramatically improve their career advancement opportunities need to enter into specialized fields, and are encouraged to pursue an MSN degree in Illinois.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that job opportunities for those such as Nurse Practitioners, are expected to grow 26% from 2018-2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Two career paths to choose from:

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Educator

Career Options

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners hold advanced degrees and are nationally certified advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who provide a full range of primary, acute, and specialty care services. They work both autonomously and in collaboration with other healthcare professionals in settings that range from large hospitals to small independent clinical practices. Our graduate program will help you develop the expert knowledge base, decision-making skills, and clinical competencies needed to provide the highest quality patient care.

Nurse Educator

Nurse educators are critical to creating a robust, comprehensive educational experience for nursing students at all levels. The MSN Nurse Educator Program at Resurrection University can prepare you for long-term success by helping you develop the skills you’ll need in both classroom and practice settings.

Program Overview

  • The Nurse Practitioner program (MSN-NP) offers two program tracks: Adult Gerontology NP and Family Health NP. Both tracks are 48 semester hours in length, and may be completed in six semesters, or two years. This program begins in both the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • The Nurse Educator program (MSN-NE) puts you in a position to teach, mentor, and inspire future nursing professionals. The program is 40 semester hours in length, and may be completed in just over two academic years. The MSN-NE program starts in the Fall semester.
  • ResU assists all MSN students with clinical placement.

About Resurrection University

Resurrection University was founded as the West Suburban School of Nursing in 1914, and has enjoyed a rich history of preparing students for professional healthcare careers for over a century. Today, Resurrection University is a fully-accredited, not-for-profit University focused on nursing and health sciences. ResU offers degrees in nursing, radiography, and health information management.


The University is located in the heart of Chicago’s historic Wicker Park neighborhood. The campus is LEED certified (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) and includes 44 offices, 10 classrooms and a 6,200 square-foot, state-of-the-art Inter-Professional Simulation Learning Center.

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