Message from the President
Welcome to Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing. We welcome your interest and consider it our pleasure to participate in your educational goals. Whether you are seeking specific information about the undergraduate or graduate programs or would like to just learn more about the College, you will find our website informative about the College's many nursing education opportunities.
Since 1905, the College has been dedicated to the highest levels of patient care and has gained a reputation for excellence in nursing education. We provide the academic environment that will educate students to meet the many challenges of health care. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), MSN Post Graduate Certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees. Our graduate programs are offered predominantly online. In 2014, we are proud to say the College was named a US News & World Report “Best Online Graduate Nursing Program.”
Please explore our website. I also encourage you to come to Peoria and experience firsthand the friendliness of our faculty and staff and to see the many health care opportunities available through OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
Patti Stockert, RN, PhD
President, College of Nursing