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Marquette University Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing Program

If you’re unsatisfied in your profession, now’s a great time to turn your career around with a nursing degree. Not only are advanced practice nurses in high demand, our Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing program near Kenosha, Wisconsin, can accelerate your career change.

By leveraging your non-nursing bachelor’s degree, our accelerated MSN program lets you transition into the field of nursing in 18-21 months. The program features an intense blend of online coursework, on-site skills labs at our learning site in Pleasant Prairie, and in-hospital clinical rotations—all designed to prepare you for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

The Smartest Path to a Nursing Career

Student working with faculty in simulation labWhile most accelerated BSN programs take 16 months to complete, our program can expand your professional worth with just a few more months of study. An MSN also sets the stage for a post-degree certificate in an advanced area of nursing practice.

Our Direct Entry MSN program offers:

  • An accelerated path to a nursing career
  • A unique blend of online and on-site curriculum
  • A supportive, student-centered learning experience
  • An accredited education from a faith-based, nonprofit university

Contact us to learn more about our accredited Direct Entry MSN program near Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Why Earn an MSN?

A master’s education sets the foundation for pursuing high paying nursing roles in the areas of:

  • Advanced practice
  • Leadership
  • Education
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Marquette's Direct Entry MSN program's interactive online coursework sets it apart from other programs

Online Coursework
Learn about nursing theory anytime, anywhere via an interactive online platform.

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Marquette's Direct Entry MSN simulation lab offers hands-on learning for students before patient interaction.

Nursing Skills Labs
Apply advanced nursing skills using lifelike medical manikins in a controlled setting.

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Clinical rotations with Marquette's Direct Entry MSN gives students direct access to patients for real-world experience

Clinical Rotations
Gain real-world patient care experience helping nurses in diverse medical settings.

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If you are looking to put your non-nursing bachelor’s degree to work as a nurse, a great choice for you is an online-based accelerated nursing program, like Marquette University’s Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program. While accelerated programs like Marquette’s accredited, nonprofit university involve online coursework, it’s...
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Online and Hands-On Curriculum

Our Direct Entry MSN program offers a unique blend of online and onsite curriculum. In-person nursing skills and simulation labs take place at our learning site in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, while clinical rotations occur in advanced healthcare facilities across southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois (near Chicago).

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