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Nursing Education With Purpose

Marian’s RN to BSN – Developed Together with Nursing Leadership

You don’t need to learn how to be a nurse. You already have your RN license. That’s why the Marian RN to BSN program offers the opportunity to learn new skills in nursing leadership, healthcare finance, and management roles within the healthcare environment. Send us your information and find out more reasons why students choose Marian:

  • We lowered our tuition to $450 per credit
  • Earn up to 90 transfer credits
  • Fast acceptance decision with official transcripts
  • Employer and partnership tuition discounts

The program curriculum is based on input from Wisconsin-based healthcare facility leadership. Combined with a hands-on approach that lets you practice what you learn in real-world scenarios, the Marian RN to BSN will help you turn your passion for nursing into action.

We believe in you.

Make your mark with a BSN degree in only 12 months.

Discover the Power of Marian’s Online RN to BSN

Marian University is a private, liberal arts university in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. We stand with you, wherever you are on your educational journey.

  • 100% Online

  • 6 Starts per year

  • 50 Hours of direct community contact

  • Industry-aligned curriculum

  • Hands-on experience for the real world

  • Part-time, full-time, flexible program options

  • 7-week courses, graduate in 12 months

  • Low book/supply costs

Affordable RN to BSN Tuition | Maximum Transfer Credits

Graduate Faster with Generous Transfer Credit Policy

Your BSN is that much closer because of our transfer credit policy – up to 90 credits from your ADN program. At Marian, you won’t repeat courses you’ve already taken in your ADN or spend time on skills you already have. In the RN to BSN program, you’ll spend your time immersed in understanding and mastering the latest the latest nursing concepts, with most students taking a nursing course in their first session.

Competitive Tuition & Books

At $450 per credit hour, your BSN is affordable. And because of our partnerships with employers and technical colleges, you may be eligible for a tuition discount. Our books are offered online, so your materials costs are low, too. You get a quality, private school education at a cost similar to or lower than state and other private schools. Full time students are eligible for financial aid. Don’t forgot to ask if your employer offers an education benefit.

Education for the Next Step in Your Nursing Career

To prepare you for real-world job scenarios as a BSN, Marian has carefully designed your program with purpose. BSN students will have the chance to practice new skills with hands-on assignments like:

  • Understand economic concepts and your ability to impact efficiency in healthcare
  • Prepare a memo to send to a policy maker regarding a health policy topic in need of change
  • Explore ethical dilemmas related to healthcare access, equity, and affordability
  • Participate in a quality improvement project

Clinical Requirements

We understand that as you compare schools, you want to know how you can fit in work, family, and studying. At Marian University, the “clinical” requirement is built into one course and is very manageable.

  • NUR 437 Population Health Clinical: 50 hours of direct community contact completed close to your home + 40 hours of indirect population health activities
  • You can rely on help from your Placement Coordinator to get you set up at your clinical site

Why Choose Marian’s 7-Week Accelerated Online Learning Platform?

Earn a high-quality online RN to BSN degree custom made for working RNs.

Message from the Associate Dean and Chief Nurse Administrator

“You couldn’t choose a better program than Marian’s RN to BSN. Our curriculum was developed with the input of hospital and healthcare organization nurse leaders to ensure that you are gaining the knowledge and skills that employers want in their BSN-prepared nurses. Courses are taught by content experts who understand the needs of our adult learners and you will have an RN to BSN program advisor who works closely with you throughout your program experience. Our curriculum, program plan options, and student-centered approach provide an exceptional education and student experience. I look forward to having you join our nursing family.”

Cheryl K. Seelig, DHA, RN, MSN

Earn Your BSN Online From Any State

RNs from across the Midwest including Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, and Ohio, can take advantage of the 100% online BSN program at Marian University of Wisconsin. And the Marian Nursing Department welcomes applications from registered nurses across the U.S. The Board of Nursing in at least 18 states* makes applying to the online RN to BSN easy. If you have specific questions, submit your contact information and we can discuss your options and offer further guidance.

*The blue shaded states make it easy for RNs to apply to Marian’s RN to BSN program.

Ask us anything! We’ll help you apply for financial aid.

The Marian University Benefit

  • Marian is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an institutional accreditor with authority to accredit colleges and universities throughout the United States.

  • Member of NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements).

  • Programmatic accreditation for degrees in nursing, social work, and teacher education.

  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/post-graduate APRN certificate program at Marian University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


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Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935