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Nursing programs

The Leighton School of Nursing at Marian University offers several undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

Depending on your academic background, career goals, and professional experience, we can advise you about which of our programs might be a good fit. Talk to us if you are:

  • a high school student considering a career in nursing.
  • an RN with an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree.
  • a college graduate with a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field.
  • an employee of Saint Thomas or St. Vincent Health.

Why choose the BSN at Marian University?

Marian University will provide you with a strong educational framework that's rooted in the health sciences and liberal arts. Upon completion, you will be well-equipped to serve as a nursing leader with the knowledge and skills to impact the future of healthcare.

You'll have the good communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills that come completing general education courses grounded in the liberal arts. In addition, you'll have outstanding nursing knowledge, skills, and experience that come from completing a challenging health science curriculum. In short, you will be clinically competent to provide patients of all ages and backgrounds with exceptional care.

But you'll also have good student experience with courses that are challenging, a campus community that's close-knit, and faculty who will encourage and support you every step of the way.

Is a nursing career right for you?

As you think about your educational and career options, we encourage you to reflect on your career goals, personal strengths, preferred learning style, and personal commitments.

Then learn more about what Marian University has to offer: 

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