Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Bachelor of Science Option
Accelerated BS Option for Second Degree Students
LPN Transitioning to Bachelor of Science
RN/BS Completion Option

The undergraduate program in nursing offers the following, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited programs: Bachelor of Science Option, Accelerated Second Degree B.S. Option for Second Degree Students, LPN Transitioning to Bachelor of Science, and B.S.- R.N. Completion Option. Beginning Baccalaureate Degree students in nursing are prepared to begin their careers as entry-level registered nurses. The degree leads to eligibility for State Board examination for licensure as a registered nurse. The Baccalaureate The Baccalaureate option is designed to:

  1. prepare a nurse generalist with baccalaureate level nursing competencies who will be able to provide comprehensive nursing care for people of all ages within a variety of health care settings
  2. provide academic preparation for advanced degrees in Nursing.

Outstanding Features of the Undergraduate Program in Nursing include:

  • A Program with a reputation for quality
    Many of our Baccalaureate alumni hold leadership positions in health care and academic settings. In addition, they function as authors, researchers and private practitioners.
  • Extensive clinical resources
    Students have access to multiple health agencies throughout Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area.
  • A faculty committed to excellence
    Our faculty members are excellent teachers, expert practitioners, and hold graduate degrees in nursing. Many faculty are active leaders in nursing practice, research, and professional organizations.

Kathleen Nix, M.S., R.N.
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

To schedule a visit or for further information, please contact:

Undergraduate Nursing Program
Purdue University Calumet
College of Nursing
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323
(219) 989-2814


All programs are fully accredited by:

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
ACEN Accrediting Commission  (Formerly NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000