Earn your Associates, RN, and BSN in 4 years

The Nursing 1-2-1 Partnership is offered through the combined expertise and resources of Mount Mary University and Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Students enroll into the Nursing 1-2-1 to complete classes together to obtain an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), licensure as a Registered Nurse, and seamlessly move to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN), all within four years.

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High demands for a nurse with a BSN

The partnership between Mount Mary University and Milwaukee Area Technical College is one example of innovative programming to address the impending nursing shortage. As the healthcare industry reforms, particularly for underserved populations, it is important for nursing to advance in leadership positions for this redesign of care. Earning a BSN will advance nurses who will increasingly work together as part of high-performance and interdisciplinary teams of medical professionals.

The Wisconsin Center for Nursing (WCN) projects that by 2040 the workforce shortage of RNs will reach nearly 43% if no changes are made to program capacities and infrastructure today.  The WCN recommends expanding nursing program capacity to meet the projected demand for 7,500 additional graduates annually by 2020.

The option of a traditional college experience

campus life

Although not required, students enrolled in the Nursing 1-2-1 program have the option to live on-campus at Mount Mary University. Students who call Mount Mary University home are an important part of a close-knit community that values relationships and collaboration. We're located on a beautiful 80-acre campus in Milwaukee and less than 9 miles or 20 minutes from downtown.

Mount Mary University also offers over 30 student clubs and organizations. Students will enjoy access to the full range of student services, including the library, athletic center, health center and tutoring services.

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