Nursing at Mount Mary

Mount Mary has multiple pathways for students who are interested in becoming the nurse-leaders of tomorrow.  

Whether you choose our four-year nursing program at Mount Mary or our Nursing 1-2-1 program with our partner institutions, you will build the skills and confidence to become a nurse ready to provide the very best care, and advocate for health care equity for all. 

School of Nursing Mission:
The mission of the School of Nursing is to commit itself to excellence in teaching and learning guided by the School of Nursing Core Values to prepare nurses with leadership skills, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice to deliver high quality, safe patient care to diverse populations.

Which nursing program is right for me?

  • Nursing at Mount Mary 
    This program is for students who are looking for a traditional college experience. As a MMU nursing student, all of your classes will be held on Mount Mary’s campus for all four years. You’ll learn in a supportive environment in our brand new Health Sciences Center, Nursing Skills Lab and Interprofessional Simulation Lab. 
  • Nursing 1-2-1 
    This program is for students who want to start working as a nurse in just three years. As a Nursing 1-2-1 student you will take your first year of classes at Mount Mary, years 2 and 3 at a partner technical college, and your final year of classes at Mount Mary entirely online. You’ll earn an associate degree in nursing after completing your third year, which means you can start working as a nurse then. 
  • RN To BSN 
    This program is for working nurses looking to meet the demands of the changing healthcare environment. This accelerated nursing program places emphasis on development of effective leaders who can understand change and take on opportunities in various administrative, clinical management and supervisory roles.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Mount Mary University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, Northwest, Suite 750, Washington DC, 20001, 202-887-6791 (

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Still wondering which program is the right fit for you?
Check out the chart below to get a better understanding of the program differences.



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