The Education of Care
Partnering with Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing (BRCN) and Health Sciences, Quincy University offers the bachelor of science degree in Nursing. BRCN is affiliated with Quincy’s top notch medical facility, Blessing Hospital, located just a few blocks from QU, where students learn nursing through hands-on experience in medical settings with patients.
“(Nursing) takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet.” ~Donna Wilk Cardillo
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences as an institution of higher education is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA). Find out more about The Higher Learning Commission.
Our four-year program offers a fully integrated curriculum, combining the strengths of the liberal arts with a modern professional nursing education. Nursing courses begin in your sophomore year, with your junior and senior year being almost exclusively devoted to nursing courses.
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Active Learning Opportunities For Nursing School
The partnership between Quincy University and BRCN builds active learning right into this shared program. At Blessing-Rieman, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a full-featured clinical environment and the Blessing Health Professions Library.
Upper classmen summer internship opportunities:
- A capstone clinical experience during your senior year.
- A hospital setting with a computer access to the latest research and Skills Lab.
BRCN also makes available:
- Community service projects
- Mission trips
- International study
- Professional seminars and participation in national conventions.
- Research projects.
Your Careers Options
Students will be well prepared for the many nursing opportunities that exist in the medical field, including:
- Graduate study for a nurse practitioner, anesthetists, nursing educators, and administrators.
- Hospital Nurse (maternity, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care units, etc.)
- Clinical Nurse (surgical centers, emergency medical centers, etc.)
- Public Health Nurse (government worker, school nurse, etc.)
- Home Health Nurse