Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing – Pleasant Prairie

Our full-time accelerated Direct Entry M.S.N. program in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, which is an hour’s drive from Chicago, allows individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing discipline to quickly transition into a nursing career.

By leveraging a student’s previous academic experience, we are able to compress a quality nursing education into a rigorous, accelerated program steeped in online course work, hands-on learning and clinical practice. To help students keep pace, our faculty and staff offer their support every step of the way.

Students of this accredited program graduate with a strong academic and clinical foundation that prepares them for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) as well as a successful career in an advanced health care setting.

Program Highlights

Curricular Plan

DE MSN Educational Program Curriculum


Admission Requirements

Applicants are encouraged to submit all application materials well in advance of the cycle end date to allow adequate time for application verification by NursingCAS and to ensure receipt of all materials (e.g., professional recommendations, academic transcripts). Only applications that are complete and have been verified by the cycle end date will be reviewed for admission to the program.

Applications for the Direct Entry MSN Pleasant Prairie campus are due by November 15 for the following January start or April 15 for the following August start.   to be considered for the following May start.

You are also required to live within driving distance of the program site or be willing to relocate

Information regarding program admission requirements and admission process can be found on the Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing webpage.

Information regarding Graduate School tuition/fees and financial assistance is located on the Graduate School website.  Additional FAFSA and financial aid information may also be found on the Marquette Central website.

Are you ready to transition into a more rewarding career? Contact an admissions adviser to learn how to earn your master’s degree in nursing.