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Wherever you are in your career, NLU's Health and Human Services programs can help you develop the skills and expertise to contribute to a healthier community. Our degree programs in health care leadership, counseling, human services and health care administration are designed to fit your busy schedule and meet you wherever you are in your professional journey.


[+] Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership (Also online)
Help others as a leader in the growing field of health care. Whether you want to enter the health care industry or advance into health care management, this degree program can help you find your career path while you make a difference in the lives of others.
[+] Long Term Care Concentration
NEW! Enhance your B.S. in Health Care Leadership degree and career readiness with a concentration in Long Term Care. The concentration will ready you for licensing by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).
[+] Bachelor of Arts in Human Services (Also online)
If you love the idea of working directly with people, consider NLU's B.A. in Human Services degree. You'll train to be a successful employee in organizations that provide support, service, and other general social work-related activities for individuals, families, and communities in need.
[+] Entrepreneurship Concentration
NEW! Add a concentration in Entrepreneurship to your bachelor's degree and gain a set of career-enhancing skills that will help you to start your own business or be a more effective contributor as an intrapreneur in any organization. No additional credits required.


[+] Master of Health Services Administration (Also online)
Are you ready to move up from your clinical or administrative role into a health care management position? NLU's master's degree gives you the expertise and credentials you need to advance with coursework in health care policy and trends, finance, communication, and health care management.

NLU's MHA degree is professionally accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).
[+] Master of Science in Counseling (CACREP Accredited)
Improve the lives of students, individuals, families and communities as a School Counselor or Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Strong theory-based coursework and applied clinical experiences prepare students for NCC (National Certified Counselor), LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor) licensure.

NLU's MS in Counseling program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
[+] NEW! Master of Science in Human Services Management
Gain the leadership skills you need to advance into a human services management role. NLU's specialized, practitioner-oriented graduate degree prepares you to successfully manage nonprofit, for-profit and public health and human services agencies in under 2 years.

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    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, the campus features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 |

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    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007

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