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Nurses who live or work near Oakton Community College soon will be able to earn an NIU bachelor’s degree at Oakton Community College. NIU is expanding its regional credit programming by offering a bachelor of science degree in nursing at Oakton’s Des Plaines campus starting in summer 2012. “We are thrilled to work with Oakton...
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NIU is becoming a regional leader in changing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees into pathways for bachelor’s degrees. Formerly, the AAS was regarded as a “terminal” degree, because its career and technical emphases prepared students for specific professions but not for further college studies. “The concept of a terminal associate degree is becoming obsolete,”...
NIU President John Peters meets Friday afternoon with Illinois Valley Community College officials and Ottawa Mayor Robert Eschbach (far right). The group is look at plans for IVCC’s new satellite campus." align="left" />NIU and Illinois Valley Community College will begin in the fall of 2011 to offer a bachelor’s degree completion program for registered nurses who live and work nearby.
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