Martha Thie, EdD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

(317) 955-6756
Evans Center, room #309


Martha ThieDr Thie grew up on the East side of Indianapolis and attended Little Flower School and Scecina Memorial High School.

She received a BSN from Loyola University, Chicago, IL in 1968, an MSN in Mental Health Nursing from Indiana University in 1976 and an EdD in Higher Education Administration from Indiana University in 1997.

During her 32 year teaching career at University of Indianapolis (UIndy), she taught in the Associate Degree program for ten years and in the 1980's was instrumental in forming the Baccalaureate Program where she taught the rest of her time at UIndy. In addition, she taught and created courses in the MSN program.

During her nursing career, she worked part-time at the St. Vincent Stress Center and Community East and North in the area of mental health nursing.
After 32 years of full-time service, she retired as a tenured Associate Professor Faculty Emeritus in 2009.  Post retirement from UIndy, she worked two years as an Associate Professor at Ball State University teaching Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Nursing Theories. In 2012, she joined the faculty at Marian University teaching psychiatric mental health nursing in the online accelerated program. In 2013, she assisted with the formation of the MSN program.

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Stress Management using Holistic Health Practices, Mental Health Nursing and Nursing Education

In her spare time, she loves to travel, practice nature photography, read and spend time with family and friends.  She is the youngest sibling of four, has 20 nieces and nephews, 45 great nieces and nephews and some great greats. 
She encourages students to do their best in their course work and is happy to help them achieve their goals in any way she can.

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