Purdue University Calumet
Purdue University Calumet, located in Hammond, Indiana, is part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. Purdue University Calumet is a Carnegie classification Masters I institution accredited by the North Central Association and offers academic programs leading to certificates and associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The first nursing program was initiated on the Calumet campus in 1965 with Kellogg monies. In 1983 the Master of Science degree program was started on the Calumet campus and was the first graduate program in nursing offered in the Purdue system. This degree program presently offers three options Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Administration. All program offerings are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. In addition to these three master's degree options, students can obtain post-masters certificates in Nursing Education or as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Purdue University Calumet has been a partner school of the Bridges program since 2005.