Nursing program at Mount Mary

Mount Mary’s new four-year, 120-credit degree program is designed for students to study at Mount Mary and complete in four years.

Nursing coursework takes place in our new, state-of-the-art 6,500 square-foot Health Sciences Center, Nursing Skills Lab and Interprofessional Simulation Lab. Clinical rotations take place at partner facilities located in greater Milwaukee and southeast Wisconsin.

Program highlights

  • Direct admission: At Mount Mary, you’re a nursing student right from the start
  • Small class sizes, supportive peers and an inquiry-based classroom environment: Ask tough questions and get the answers nurse-leaders need to know
  • Clinical partners at top health care facilities in Southeastern Wisconsin, including Children's Wisconsin, Froedtert, Advocate Aurora, Ascension, at ProHealth Care, Milwaukee Catholic Home and Clement Manor
  • Four-year program: Students will be able to manageably complete their nursing training with an average of 15 credits per semester
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Mount Mary University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (

Health Sciences Center

Health Sciences Center

Mount Mary’s traditional BSN students will take their nursing classes in our new 6,500 square foot Health Sciences Center.

  • Immersive classroom and nursing skills lab: Our immersive classroom allows simultaneous in-person and virtual participants. Eight hospital bed-style skills stations give students high-tech and hands-on practice to master nursing skills.
  • State-of-the-art interprofessional simulation center: In this space, students across different health care majors (dietetics, occupational therapy, social work, and nursing) can collaborate on patient simulations and debrief together as a health care team.
  • CPR training lab: Here, students can practice and complete their required CPR certification right on campus

Learn more about the new BSN program

Mount Mary Nursing Program Mission

The Nursing Program commits itself to excellence in teaching and learning, preparing nurses with leadership skills, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice to deliver high quality and safe patient care.

BSN Pre-Licensure Program Goals

1) Practice safe nursing care with a strong sense of community, compassion, competence and commitment in diverse health care settings. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: V, IX

2) Think critically and creatively in the application of their own evidence-based practice across the life span, analyze and utilize technologies in the delivery of quality nursing care and the management of patient information. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: III, IV

3) Integrate the liberal arts with career preparation as an aspiring leader and advocate continuous quality improvement and patient safety. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: VI, II, VI

4) Commit to lifelong learning and advancing practice in nursing. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: VII, VIII, IX


BSN Pre-Licensure Student Outcomes

MMU BSN graduates are prepared to:

1) Integrate professional values in nursing practice. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: VIII

2) Make clinical decisions based on evidence of nursing practice. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: III, IX

3) Utilize information resources and systems to improve patient care. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: IV, V

4) Collaborate with inter-professional teams toward quality and safe patient care. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: II, VI

5) Analyze and interpret nursing research, identify disparities, and advocate for change in health care. Alignment with Nursing Essentials: I, VII

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