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School Nurse Licensure

If the irregular hours and night shifts of a hospital work environment are beginning to wear on you, if you are yearning for a schedule that better matches that of your school-age children, or if you are simply looking for more regular hours and work-life balance, the School Nurse Licensure program could be the solution you need. Licensed nurses interested in transferring their skills to a new setting are encouraged to apply  for the College of Education program in partnership with DePaul's preeminent School of Nursing. 

Designed to be completed in one academic year (9 months), the School Nurse Licensure program coursework is entirely online. In the final quarter of the program, students participate in an eleven-week internship experience supervised by a certified school nurse and supported by DePaul Field Experience and Student Teaching Office.

Interested in enrolling in this program? Contact Graduate Admissions at 773-325-4405

Licensure/Endorsement

The School Nurse Licensure program at DePaul University is an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved program; it leads to School Nurse licensure in the state of Illinois.

Program Requirements

By including courses in Teaching and Learning, Bilingual-Bicultural Education, Nursing, and Literacy and Specialized Instruction, as well as one internship (totaling 24 credit hours), the School Nurse program meets all Illinois State Board of Education licensure requirements.

  • LSI 446 PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION OF THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD
  • T&L 405 INTRODUCTION TO THE ROLE OF SCHOOL SERVICE PERSONNEL: SCHOOL NURSE
  • BBE 425 BILITERACY PRACTICES IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND ESL
  • NSG 431 HEALTH PROMOTION FOR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • T&L 606 SCHOOL NURSE INTERNSHIP