About Us

Learn new personal and professional skills online in Bourbonnais, IL!

Founded in 1907, Olivet Nazarene University exists to provide a university-level liberal arts “Education with a Christian Purpose.” Our mission is to provide high-quality academic instruction for the purpose of personal development, career and professional readiness, and the preparation of individuals for lives of service to God and humanity.

Olivet Nazarene University’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies provides educational resources in the areas of business, education, nursing and theology, and offers degrees at the associates, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. In the past 20 years, more than 14,000 students have earned degrees and are now making a difference in their communities as a result of their education.

The School of Graduate and Continuing Studies offers classes that meet online and at numerous locations in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. The main campus, home to more 2,600 undergraduate students, is located one hour south of Chicago in Bourbonnais, IL.