Earn a Second-Degree MSN
Earn your MSN in 19-21 months through Marquette University and begin a new career as a nursing leader.
If you have a higher calling to become a nurse, now is the perfect time to change careers. Not only are nurses in high demand, our Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing program can help you change careers sooner.
Our Direct Entry MSN program lets you transition into a career in nursing in 19–21 months by leveraging your a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and a cumulative 3.0 GPA in your conferred Baccalaureate Degree.
After graduating from the program and passing the NCLEX-RN® licensure exam, you’ll have the best possible preparation in place to pursue an exciting and diverse range of career opportunities.
The Direct Entry MSN program includes:
Featuring hybrid online or traditional coursework, a combined overall 2021 NCLEX pass rate of 93% for first-time test takers across all MSN programs, and a unique blend of advanced nursing courses, hands-on labs and real-world clinical practice, a future in nursing is closer than you think with our Direct Entry MSN program.
With a master’s degree from Marquette, you will graduate ready to access more opportunities for continuing your education, pursue advanced practice certifications, and will be prepared to step forward as a nursing leader.
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Learn about nursing theory in a format that works for you — hybrid-online or in-person.
Apply advanced nursing skills using high-fidelity manikins in a controlled setting.
Gain real-world patient care experience helping nurses in diverse healthcare settings.
If you are considering changing careers to nursing, we explain the excellent job outlook for nurse practitioners, as the profession is expected to grow 40% in the next 10 years. We also go over how to become a nurse practitioner through Marquette’s Direct Entry MSN program.
If you’re wondering what to expect in nursing school, we explain what the nursing school experience is like in Marquette’s Direct Entry MSN program, which can be completed in as little as 19 months. We’ll go over the curriculum, student support resources, common misconceptions, and more.
Have you asked yourself: Should I get my master’s in nursing? You probably have some questions about the process. Discover what sets an MSN degree apart, how it can improve your career prospects and how Marquette’s Direct Entry MSN program works.