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How Far Would You Go to Become an RN? One Mom’s 3,000-Mile Journey Toward a New Future.

Posted on November 15,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

These are 51 students, each at the very beginning of their journey toward becoming a registered nurse through Marquette University’s Direct Entry MSN program in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. They all have different reasons for wanting to change direction with their careers and become a nurse. For Lisa Koykar, a member of the fall 2017 start, […]

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Nursing School Clinical Diversity Puts Students’ Knowledge to the Test

Posted on October 16,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

It’s quite a leap for accelerated nursing school students to go from college classwork to working hands-on in healthcare facilities. It’s one thing to study medicine in a school setting, but it’s another thing entirely to get hands-on with patients in a real-world healthcare environment. This is where the Direct Entry Master of Science in […]

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What Can You Do With a Master’s in Nursing From Marquette University?

Posted on September 13,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

You’re ready to make a career change and you already know nursing is your chosen path. Now you are debating whether to pursue a BSN or MSN. How can you decide which degree is right for you? Instead of spending your time pouring through research and weighing your options, we may have the answer you […]

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The Top 5 Questions to Ask your Nursing School Adviser

Posted on August 8,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

Are you ready to take the first step toward a career in nursing through Marquette University’s Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing (Direct Entry MSN) program? Before you make the call or fill out the form for more information, you need to be prepared. In order to save you some research time, we’ve put […]

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Relocating for Nursing School: How Marquette Helps Students Make the Move

Posted on July 17,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

While the demand for nurses is on the rise, access to some of the best nursing schools is still limited for many students due to capacity issues. That is just one reason why more and more students are going out of state for nursing school and earning degrees from programs like Marquette University’s Direct Entry […]

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Your top questions about nursing school answered by Marquette University Direct Entry MSN Admissions Adviser

Your Top Questions about Nursing School Answered

Posted on June 12,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

Post by Rob Haworth, Marquette University – Pleasant Prairie, Direct Entry MSN Admissions Adviser If you were to ask me what the biggest piece of advice I can give to anyone interested in becoming a nurse through Marquette University’s Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing (Direct Entry MSN) program near Kenosha, Wisconsin it would […]

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Five Reasons to Become a Nurse with a Biology Degree

Posted on May 9,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

You have successfully graduated college with a biology degree, but now what? It’s common to second-guess your professional career path, especially if your initial plan was to attend medical school. So if you are searching for an alternate, faster way to become a distinguished health care professional, there is a perfect option for you – […]

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Step One to Marquette’s Direct Entry MSN Program: Your Accelerated MSN Prerequisites

Posted on April 12,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

Marquette University’s Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing (Direct Entry MSN) program can be completed in 18-21 months, but first you may need to complete some or all of the accelerated MSN prerequisites. While the Direct Entry MSN program leverages your non-nursing bachelor’s degree so you can earn your master’s in nursing faster, there […]

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The Physician Shortage Solution is in Plain Sight

Posted on March 7,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

The growing need for nurses has dominated health care conversations for more than a decade. Today, the deficit discussion has expanded into primary care doctors. While current doctors and patients are already feeling the pain of the physician shortage, with longer work hours and office wait times, the problem is going to get progressively worse if we don’t find a solution soon.

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Advancing Your Nursing Degree: The Direct Entry Masters of Science in Nursing Advantage

Posted on February 15,2017 by Marquette University Nursing

Are you ready to take your first step toward a rewarding nursing career by applying to nursing school? The first step is figuring out which path you should take. Should you get a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree? Which degree will allow more opportunities?  With Marquette University’s Direct Entry Masters of Science in Nursing (DE MSN) program, not only will you earn your master’s degree, but you will be able to further advance your nursing degree.

Now, new MSN graduates don’t get to jump right into nursing. Like physicians who must complete residency programs upon graduating, our new Direct Entry MSN graduates will also have to spend time learning the ropes of nursing. But as a master’s educated nurse you have a lot of options when it comes to the nursing field. We’ll explore the places new MSN graduates work, the various specialties you can pursue, and how getting your MSN could be just the beginning.

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