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Nursing Major

Are you passionate about alleviating suffering? Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives?

A bachelor’s degree in Nursing is a career choice with a broad appeal. Nursing makes up one of the largest segments of the U.S. workforce, and the demand for nurses is rapidly increasing. Opportunities for nurses grow every day and there are many areas of employment available, from maternal-child care to surgical nursing. Because of this, nursing is one of the most viable degree options for a student to pursue. Plus, nurses are known for being wonderful support systems that make a lasting difference for doctors and patients alike.

Nursing students at MVNU learn through a range of clinical practice opportunities in a variety of healthcare organizations, in addition to rigorous classroom instruction from expert faculty. Following graduation, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam to become Registered Nurses.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at MVNU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

  • Outstanding facilities — Our state-of-the-art 32,000 square-foot Nursing Skills Lab, including three simulation-observation rooms, high-fidelity human patient simulators, and two large skills laboratories, provides students with the high-end technology they need to learn about their field in minute detail.
  • Hands-on experience — Throughout your time in our program, you will participate in over 620 hours of clinicals. We are devoted to making sure you have ample experience that will allow you to enter into your career with ease and confidence in your abilities.

Check out the catalog for a complete list of the requirements, courses, and objectives for the Nursing program!

Hunter Hall, home of the MVNU Nursing Department, has three simulation rooms with lifelike and responsive mannequins, a state-of-the art Clinical Learning Laboratory, and a large practice laboratory.

Recent MVNU-sponsored trips in which nursing students have participated have been to Israel, Jordan, Swaziland, Belize, Croatia, Hungary, and Italy. Join Nursing students and faculty on a new Spring Break trip to ministering to the Appalachian community in Inez, KY.

For other service learning and academic travel possibilities, visit

MVNU also has many endowed scholarships available for students of a wide variety of backgrounds and majors.

With over 300 specialty areas in Nursing, it’s not difficult to find employment in your area of interest with this degree.

Because of MVNU’s reputation for graduating highly skilled nurses, our Nursing graduates are in high demand. In fact, many are even hired into full-time nursing positions before graduation.

MVNU graduates have worked at:

  • Knox Community Hospital
  • Ohio Health
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Wise Health System, TX
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • Willow Brook Assisted Living
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Miami Valley Hospital
  • Camden Clark Medical Center, WV
  • Licking Memorial
  • Bayhealth Hospital, DE
Hear what our students are saying!