Marian University to Host Special Event for Prospective Nursing Students

by Deb Downard | Apr 27, 2016

Marian University invites prospective nursing students to its “Yes, Becoming a Nurse is Possible!” event, taking place Wednesday, May 11, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at the off-campus site for its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or ABSN, second degree program.

Located at 9002 Purdue Road, Suite 301, on the Northwest side of Indianapolis, the site houses the high-tech skills and simulation labs where students of the 16-month ABSN program gain the hands-on training associated with the didactic coursework they complete online.      

Individuals who attend the “Yes, Becoming a Nurse is Possible!” event will have the opportunity to meet with university staff, participate in a facility tour, and listen to current nursing students describe their experiences in the ABSN program.

Designed to address the nursing shortage, the accredited ABSN program at Marian University has the capacity to enroll more students per class than neighboring nursing schools due, in part, to its clinical partnership with St. Vincent. The full-time program is for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing discipline and want to get on the fast track to becoming a registered nurse.

While a rigorous approach to learning, data shows that health care employers, in general, place high value on graduates of accelerated nursing programs as they tend to bring more dedication, skills and knowledge to the workforce.

To register for the “Yes, Becoming a Nurse is Possible!” event, please visit Space is limited, so early event registration is recommended.

 About Marian University

Founded in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1936, Marian University has called Indianapolis home since 1937. As a nonprofit learning institution, Marian University’s overall mission is to provide students with a faith-based, high-quality education that profoundly transforms lives, society and the world. With respect to its accredited Leighton School of Nursing, the university has rich, well-respected history in nursing education, offering students the opportunity to engage in holistic patient care across a variety of disciplines. For more information, please visit 


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