About Marquette University

Based in Wisconsin, Marquette University opened in 1881 as a small, liberal arts college under the auspices of Most Reverend John Martin Henni, the first archbishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Today, there are 11 colleges and schools on our Milwaukee campus, with each one providing transformational learning experiences framed within the context of Catholic, Jesuit values.

Marquette University's Milwaukee campus

Marquette University’s Milwaukee campus

Serving as extensions of our College of Nursing, we operate satellite locations in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, near Kenosha, that offers an accelerated Direct Entry MSN program for non-nursing professionals and an Indianapolis-based Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner programs for current RNs. (Note: Marquette also offers an on-campus Direct Entry MSN program and AGACNP post-masters certificate at our Milwaukee campus.)

Marquette College of Nursing

Established in 1936, our College of Nursing makes it possible for you to be part of something bigger than yourself. With more than 7,000 nursing alumni, we’ve graduated some of the most sought-after nurses in the healthcare industry—and we want you to join our ranks. In fact, we’re a top choice among nursing students for reasons that include:

  • A long history of excellence in nursing education
  • Expert, nationally recognized nursing faculty
  • Small student-to-faculty ratios and close-knit cohorts
  • Innovative teaching strategies using advanced technology
  • Maximum clinical experiences with supportive preceptors

Through our College of Nursing, we offer a wide variety of nursing degree programs that bring together knowledge, faith, and understanding. Contact us to learn more about our nursing programs.

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