Healthcare Degrees

Marian University Nursing and Healthcare Programs

Marian University has long held a strong connection with healthcare education, and today we’re considered one of the state’s top producers of nurses, radiologic technologists, and diagnostic medical sonographers. We’ve educated the Fox Valley’s best healthcare professionals for nearly a century, and since we began offering classes in a convent next to St. Agnes Hospital in 1936, it’s never been just about making you qualified for the position you want – it’s about helping you become sought after by healthcare organizations for which you want to work.

Knowing how vital our nursing and healthcare programs are to the next generation of healthcare workers and their patients, we’ll teach you the basic and advanced skills needed to succeed in the profession of your choice utilizing hours of faculty-led clinical and high-fidelity simulation experiences. Our offering of personalized support and exceptional instruction is unmatched in the state, and we’ve become synonymous not only with exceptional licensure pass rates, but our exceptional first-time pass rates.

Traditional Undergraduate Healthcare Programs

Traditional Undergraduate Offerings

The Marian University Nursing and Healthcare programs will give you the foundation and knowledge you need to deliver safe, effective, and evidence-based care. You’ll accomplish this by directly interacting with experienced faculty, clinical agency staff, the community, and in a variety of clinical experiences. Throughout your educational journey you’ll experience lab-enhanced learning guided by working healthcare professionals. Serving on the front lines of healthcare, you’ll play a critical role in helping detect and monitor a variety of life-changing medical conditions by becoming an expert in the use of sophisticated equipment.

Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Offerings 

Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Offerings 

Marian University’s online Nursing and Healthcare programs were created to take the knowledge you already have and provide continued personal and professional growth to help prepare you for the roles you aspire to. Through partnerships with healthcare organizations, we offer tuition discounts, as well as course schedules that fit into the busy lives of working professionals.  So whether you are ready to take your associate’s degree knowledge and earn your bachelor’s, or looking to earn a master’s degree, the advanced skills you’ll learn will prepare you to do more – for your career and for your patients. 

Experiential Learning and Career Outcomes 

The Marian University Nursing and Healthcare program clinical experiences start building your skills the moment you’re ready. We emphasize hands-on learning to prepare you for actual work situations and responsibilities through intensive hands-on experience. 

  • As one of the first schools in Wisconsin to offer a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology, following sophomore year, you’ll spend approximately 40 hours each week for 22 months both in the classroom studying radiologic technology theory and at clinical agency sites in Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, and Waupun, applying that knowledge by working with real patients
  • The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program utilizes 630 hours of faculty-led clinical and high-fidelity simulation experiences, clinical practice in our nursing resource and simulation facility, patient care exposure in a variety of settings, and lab-enhanced learning guided by professional nurses
  • The Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program will allow you to gain valuable equipment and patient experience by training at one of our two affiliate clinical sites after two years